What’s in Issue 301
Slawomir Rapala, The Three Kings|
Iskald recalls his travels and the decisions that have brought him aboard the Omen bound for home.
Michael E. Lloyd, Observation Three: Changing Hearts
Raymond finds the dissolution of Brighter Vale is nearly complete, and Maelene helps the men finish the job. The first Earth-Dome summit gets off to a bad start. Quo ups the ante, and Deep Fraught agrees to try a little harder.
|Novella||The refugees finally meet the enemy they have been fleeing, and their watchword is ‘Listen’: Danielle L. Parker, The Bats of Elvidner, part 10; conclusion.|
Bertrand Cayzac, Floozman|
Floozman, the super-hero of abundance, grants a dog’s wish but cannot fulfill his own:
What happens to love and intrigue when the world ends? John Birge, Extinction Burst, part 1; conclusion.|
If a memory is painfully difficult to recover, there may be a reason for it: Ian Cordingley, Mental Block.
Want a second or umpteenth chance to do things right? Where does it end? Dwight Krauss, Do-Over.
Does time affect memory? Yes, but not when time has stopped: Sarah Ann Watts, Soon.
New contributor David H. Hendrickson issues a call for bids: A Half-Century of Greatness.|
New contributor Chaz Siu depicts first aid for the scavenged: Pruitt’s Dilemma.
Richard H. Fay, Ethereal Journey|
Anna Ruiz, Glass Heart
|Michael Lee Johnson, Eclipse of Thought|
|Essay||Why is Jane Austen’s Emma an unusual work? Bertil Falk, A Miracle Called Emma, part 1; conclusion.|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes David H. Hendrickson and Chaz Siu.|
R D Larson demonstrates The Visual Effect of Poetry.|
Pete Sierra and Don Webb discuss The Ending of “Death of a Stranger”.
Don Webb discusses Literary Origins.
Challenge 297 response, cont’d: Gabriel Timar, Recolonization, part 2|
Challenge 300 response: Carmen Ruggero writes about “The Tower”.
Challenge 301 offers ironic advice: Have Brick, Will Chisel.
|Letters||Deep Bora relays news about the Insurgency in Assam.|
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art|
NASA: Picture of the Day
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 © August 11, 2008 by Bewildering Stories