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What’s in Issue 315

Novella Bill Bowler, Upwyr
Yanosh Straker has saved Hope, but in the process he has run afoul of the curse of the Wandering Soul and is trapped between planes of existence. Finally he is forced to take extreme measures.
Chapter 5: Wandering Soul, part 5; part 6
Serial A frustrated journalist figures a big story will be his ticket to fame and fortune. He gets one bigger than he can believe: Jack P. Lowe, We Are You, part 1; part 2; part 3.
Sean Riley O’Halihan traipses across the world with help from the Blarney Stone: euhal allen, The Lake County Blarney Stone, part 1; part 2; conclusion.

The question is, as ever, ‘Who done it?’ Or, rather, ‘Who done (done it) it?’ Bertil Falk, A Case for Billie Occasion, part 1; conclusion.

What might homo sapiens teach one of its closest cousin species? Robert H. Prestridge, Cycle, part 1; conclusion.

New contributor David Price depicts a marriage haunted by survivor’s guilt: A Bride Kept Waiting.
What might happen if a botched biological experiment went unexpectedly right? Pamela Tyree Griffin, Defying the Lixcht Studies.

New contributor Joshua Scribner imagines the ultimate revenge on a schoolyard bully: Draining.

To catch a demon, trap its strength: Jennifer Walmsley, Death by Numbers.
Poetry Anna Ruiz, Meticulous Edge
John Stocks, Switch
Touring can be a horror story — until you find the perfect bed & breakfast: Oonah V Joslin, Time Travelling.


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes David Price and Joshua Scribner.
The Art
Deep Bora, Rohtang Pass, 2
NASA: Picture of the Day
The Reading
Danielle L. Parker reviews Gene Wolfe, An Evil Guest.
Editorial Jerry Wright, The Forum

Randomly selected Bewildering motto:

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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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