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Novels Slawomir Rapala, The Three Kings
At the peak of his career, Iskald takes a delegation to Nekryah to make peace and rejoin Princess Laela. But he makes one last, very big mistake.
Chapter XIII A New Beginning, part 7; part 8; conclusion

Michael E. Lloyd, Observation Three: Changing Hearts
Maelene and Toni work around the Florida weather, while Raymond bids farewell to the Californians. Maelene's frustration reaches boiling point. Quo and Lucia calm her down, but then she gets a nasty shock. The latest Special Communication brings stunning news from Dome. The crew of the Mater begin revising their plans, especially on how to handle their many obligations to the precious souls still in their thrall.
Chapter 24: Good Day Sunshine, part 1; part 2
Chapter 25: As You Were!, part 1; part 2
Novella Thebazile learns that his assumptions have been all wrong, but all’s well that ends well: Bertil Falk, Bias and Vanity, chapter 9; chapter 10; conclusion
Serial The enigmatic Schwartz takes the hero into a secret workshop for a startling revelation: Maxwell James, Losing Schwartz, part V; conclusion.
Little Mandy is a budding mad scientist, and one of her experiments bites off just enough for her little sister to chew: Katherine Sanger, In a Pickle.

Are memoirs and psychiatry both exercises in fiction? Pete Sierra, The Never-Ending Memoirs.

Renford Upshaw knows it profits nothing to sell his own soul; but his body, now, that may bring a tidy sum: Thomas R. Willits, The Donor Syndrome, part 1; part 2; part 3; conclusion.
When watchers search for signs in space, who will watch the watchers? Sarah Hilary, The Skywatchers.

When the sea and stars are a memory, the last survivors wonder what books once said: Sarah Ann Watts, The Edge of the World.
Poetry John Grey, Man Shadow
Laura G. Weldon, Cemetery Rose
Oonah V Joslin, The Last Laugh


Challenge Challenge 307 Checkmate
The Art
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day

Bewildering Stories News

Updates: Our Submissions guidelines now request only one submission in any e-mail file. We also need a one-sentence description meta-tag.

Quarterly Review: This is the last regular issue of the season. The all-important Third Quarterly Review will appear next week.

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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.”

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule: In Times to Come

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