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What’s in Issue 363

Serial Mother Saulcerite is elevated to the papacy as Mope Johanna Paula XI. An apocalypse ensues:
Bertil Falk, Apocalypse for a Dissociated Creator
Espionage is carried to an entirely new level in a nanotechnology arms race: Bill Bowler, Robo-Bug, part 1; conclusion.

A soldier’s predetermined fate says volumes about the war itself: Ian Cordingley, We Are the Dead.

It’s past 2001 and time for Nemo and Kafka to embark on a post-Nietzschean space odyssey: Gary Inbinder, Nemo and Kafka Beyond Good and Evil.

New contributor Lily Mulholland implies that root canals performed by space aliens might actually be fun if the patient were awake: Dental Check.

New contributor Rochelle Potkar depicts a Bollywood hopeful in the throes of cruelty born of despair: The Guest, part 1; conclusion.
Is the voice one that St. Francis might have heard? Ron Van Sweringen, A Time to Fly.
Poetry Oonah V. Joslin, A Dream of Lost
Marina J. Neary, Polish Funeral
Anna Ruiz, I Once Saw a Flowered Dress
Essay Even the sea has its territories: Tom Mahony, Sharky.


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Lily Mulholland and Rochelle Potkar.
Challenge Challenge 363 wonders Is This Going to Hurt?
The Art
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
Earth Observatory Picture of the Day

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.”

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule: In Times to Come

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