What’s in Issue 312
|Novella||Janeway, Nino and Faust take care of the ‘bad guys’, but Faust has a change of heart: S. H. Linden, A Stacked Deck, part 9; conclusion.|
|Serial||Financial superhero Floozman does as much as he can before reverting to Fred Looseman. Now the rest of the bail-out is up to the traveling circus: Bertrand Cayzac, Floozman and the Traveling Entertainers, conclusion.|
New contributor Michael D. Brooks shows disgruntled workers taking a cue from Agatha Christie in weaving The Water Cooler Conspiracy.|
A prisoner contemplates crime and punishment, freedom and unfreedom, the real and the ideal: Neil Crabtree, Assume.
New contributor Dylan Fox depicts a family’s twists in time: The 14:08 from Liverpool Street.
New contributor Clark Gilbert, recounts a crisis in the day of an accountant who has an eidetic memory: The Day of Concern, part 1; conclusion.
Leonard is fixated on the menace of birds, but he alone is aware of it: John W. Steele, Birdman, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor Robert Andersen takes an airline trip of self-sacrifice: Pan Am Jesus.|
Oonah V Joslin warns us not to be sure that frankenfoods Don’t Grow on Trees.
New contributor Chris Yodice shows a hopeful picture from The Not Too Late Show.
|Poetry||Anna Ruiz, The Lotus Eaters and the Cloud People|
|Stuart Sharp, Anti-Haiku|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Michael D. Brooks, Dylan Fox, Clark Gilbert, and Chris Yodice.|
|Challenge||Challenge 312 Let’s Begin at the End...|
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art|
NASA: Picture of the Day
|Danielle L. Parker reviews Marie Brennan, Midnight Never Come|
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 © November 3, 2008 by Bewildering Stories