What’s in Issue 275
Now that Jason’s parents have left, Lynda wonders what to do with him — and herself: Chapter Six; Chapter Seven; Chapter Eight.
Bertil Falk, Under the Green Sun of Slormor|
The ‘Nameless One’ and Parvrin enter the ancient capital of the benevolent dragon king Rurkan. It is a mausoleum, and only the king’s usurper, Skurkran remains alive in it, imprisoned in a timeless vault: Chapter 3: The City of the Water Lily Pond, part 1; part 2; part 3.
Geordie’s werewolf avatar makes an offer that Geordie may refuse, but at the risk of becoming all werewolf, all the time: Eric J Kregel, The Shadow of Geordie Harris, part 3; conclusion.|
‘Fern and Argus come from peoples for whom the wondrous is not foreign; they know the repercussions of striking deals between the worlds’: Shannon Joyce Prince, As Beautiful as Fish in a Dream, part 3; conclusion.
A young courier aboard a spaceship finds that his speedy feet are needed for more than transmitting messages: Clyde Andrews, First Transition, part 1; conclusion.|
The third story in the Shard Cycle takes a family out of a war zone and into the hinterlands, where they await the end of the world: Catfish Russ, Last Week, part 1; conclusion.
If daddy doesn’t show up for a birthday party, he must be God: Tim Simmons, Faith Awakening.
A camera takes timeless pictures of evil: Sarah Hilary, Black Box.|
Can Jack forgive Jill for accidentally starting a forest fire? Bruce Stirling, Jack and Jill.
Arnold Hollander, Shadows|
Anna Ruiz, There’s No Place Like Here
Richard H. Fay, Old Mother Elder|
Michael Lee Johnson, My Own Puppet
In a visit to an exotic city, the strangest people there may be the tourists themselves: Oonah V Joslin, Trip to Tangier.|
A family’s many lives revolve around the same Brooklyn neighborhood: Mel Waldman, The Apartment, part 1; conclusion.
|Interview||Bewildering Stories interviews Gary Inbinder.|
|Challenge||Challenge 275: questions Little Faith.|
|Letters||Gabriel Timar writes about Publishers and Literary Agents.|
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art|
NASA: Picture of the Day
|Danielle L. Parker reviews Matt Browne, The Future Happens Twice.|
Randomly selected Bewildering motto:
Randomly selected classic rejection notice:
Bewildering Stories’ official mottoes:
“Poems are not made with ideas; they are made with words.” — Stéphane Mallarmé
Ars longa, vita brevis. Rough translation: “Proofreading never ends.”
Readers’ reactions are always welcome.
Copyright © January 21, 2008 by Bewildering Stories