What’s in Issue 318
Forgiving others is easy; forgiving oneself requires outside help: Rob Crandall, All Things Are Possible.|
Agape is good, crime is bad — except for adepts of the dark side, and even they may succumb to temptation: Bertil Falk, The Apostolic Destruction, part 1; conclusion.
A released convict plays a very strange game of poker. The stakes are his soul and an odd body part: Richard K. Lyon, Strangers on the Night Train, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor Diana Pollin shows how even so little a thing as shoes may seal the fate of a friendly teacher who’s just a little too set in her ways: The Other Side of 59th Street.
Clothes dryers are tidy by nature. Equip one with artificial intelligence and it may even become kindly enough to move heaven and earth for a friend: Catfish Russ, The Favor.
Some relationships are just not meant to be, even by the light of the moon: Lewayne L. White, Worlds Apart.
New contributor Brian C. Baer brings robots and people together in a common bond: The Robot Whisperer.|
It’s never too early to start asking the right questions: Oonah V Joslin, Magical Thinking.
Mark Bonica, My Piano|
Edward C. Doerr, Pallbearer
|Mel Waldman, Triptych|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Brian C. Baer and Diana Pollin.|
|Challenge||Challenge 318 Wot Say?|
|Letters||Bertil Falk, The Smorgasbord|
Carmen Ruggero, Woops; Say Wot!|
NASA: Picture of the Day
Bewildering Stories News
Observation Two: Michael E. Lloyd’s Observation Two is now available at Bewildering Press. You can use this link or the cover image link on the home page.
Year’s end: This is the last regular issue of 2008. The Fourth Quarterly Review will appear on December 22; the Annual Review, on December 29. Regular publication will resume with issue 319 on January 5, 2009. Happy Bewildering Holidays, everyone!
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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.”
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