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What’s in Issue 364

Serials Urbanus Collectus has the key to the third lock, and Swedenborg opens the fourth. Both unleash dragons:
Bertil Falk, Apocalypse for a Dissociated Creator
New contributor Rob Hunter thrusts Harley Pigeon and Ed Seitz into the machinations of a mysterious love triangle. The solution will come in a dream featuring a Cherokee Purple, part 1; part 2; part 3; part 4.
New contributor Chris Castle introduces a nameless man who plays the role of his twin brother for the benefit of his aged mother. His part is sad and stressful, and he needs professional help: The Escapist.

In the megayears of a generation ship’s lonely journey in space, a latter-day clone has a brilliant idea to prove that the expedition will be worthwhile: Peter Cawdron, Serengeti, part 1; part 2; conclusion.

What would happen if a simple, inexpensive power source were monopolized? D. A. Madigan, Power 2 the Peepz, part 1; conclusion.

New contributor Scott Wilson has a man seek his demon lover in The Gas Fields of Mars.
A truly bewildering invitation for news articles in the far future: Channie Greenberg, Powered by Gas.

There should be transparency but the waters of supply and demand are frequently sullied: Oonah V. Joslin, Transparency.
Poetry Richard H. Fay, The Devourer Took a New Name
Arnold Hollander, At a Town Hall Near You
Rebecca Lu Kiernan, Umbra
Anna Ruiz, I Confess


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Chris Castle, Rob Hunter, and Scott Wilson.
Discussion Jim Harrington and Bewildering Stories discuss: What Do Editors Want?
Challenge Challenge 364 sings Oh For a Life at the Speed of c.

Challenge 364 Response: “Serengeti

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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