What’s in Issue 363
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.|
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?|
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.”
Readers’ reactions are always welcome.
Copyright © November 30, 2009 by Bewildering Stories