What’s in Issue 332
Richard K. Lyon, The Long Dark Road to Wizardry|
A magician challenges King Practus, but Breen — as Gulnor — interrupts the performance. All hell breaks loose, and Gulnor flees with the princess through a magic door. And that’s when the trouble really begins...
|Novel||Brian explains how he met Lord Nagual in the astral planes and what their relationship is: John W. Steele, Beyond the Island, chapter 3; chapter 4.|
|Serial||Some problems are so thorny that only extraterrestrial intervention can resolve them: Jack Alcott, The Visitors, part 3; conclusion.|
New contributor Kenneth E. Herritt shows how a childlike robot learns what meaning is: A Higher Purpose.|
In a post-meltdown world, some may be more suited for survival than others: Catfish Russ, A Fighting Chance.
Two ladies shouldn’t wear the same outfits to a party. But how about two clones with the same boyfriend? There just may be a solution, but it will take a trip to the edge of the universe to find it: E. S. Strout, Time Share.
New contributor Robert S. Tyler accounts for the significance of an elaborate tattoo: Skin Deep, part 1; conclusion.
Two people are both in the right place at the wrong time: Sally K. Lehman, Anachronism.|
Who are the ‘workless’, really? It depends on how you look at them: Julie Wornan, Workless of the World.
|Poetry||New contributor Steven D. Bennett, The Last Evening of Molly Malone|
|Anna Ruiz, I Was a Great Oak Once|
|New contributor A. Frank Bower, The Middle-Age Spinal Curve|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes A. Frank Bower, Kenneth E. Herritt, and Robert S. Tyler.|
|Challenge||Challenge 332 goes Back to the Basic.|
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art|
NASA: Picture of the Day
Earth Observatory Picture of the Day
|Editorial||Don Webb, Occasional Literature|
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 © April 13, 2009 by Bewildering Stories