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What’s in Issue 392

Novel Donna resolves to pursue her evil taunters to Paris, and sadly without Shaun. But when things over there go from bad to worse, she calls out his name and he comes running:
Michael E. Lloyd, Donna’s Men
Book I: Windmills Everywhere
Chapter 4: Channel Tunnel Vision, part 1; part 2
Novellas DJ dotes on combustible liqueurs, but the fires they fuel are feeble compared to the ones Carlena can kindle:
Oonah V. Joslin, A Genie in a Jam
Life is swell in the troglodytic ‘Citadell’ — until bandits attack with heavy armor:
Frederick D. Rustam, Skippy’s World
Serial ‘What we’re in is ourselves. And there are no boundaries between us. Each the bridge, each the other side’: Richard Thieme, Less Than The Sum of the Movable Parts, part 3; conclusion.
Gardar Varinsson, the ‘Riddle Solver’, unravels a murder mystery in medieval Sweden: Bertil Falk, The Cross Murders, part 1; part 2; part 3; conclusion.

Alejandro is Haidar the Lion, an angel of death cursed with a conscience: Slawomir Rapala, Fahima’s Tears.

New contributor K. S. Riggin introduces Jackie, who loves her partner Sean and the freedom of the open road with their motorcycle gang. Carelessness can spoil it all: Flying Angels.
New contributor Roberta Branca shows how wide a generation gap can become in very little time: Shendark Leaves The Zone.

Remember the old TV show “What’s My Line?” Update it with unpredictable space aliens: Channie Greenberg, Guess My Vocation.

A book review may tell us more about the reviewer than about the book: Dan McNeil, Collecting Stones from a Beach.
Poetry Anna Ruiz, Seven Beauties
Memoir When on the road in Morocco, remember that tourists are well-advised to hire a guide: Arthur Mackeown, On the House.


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Roberta Branca and K. S. Riggin.
Challenge Challenge 392 advises against Wandering Into the Line of Fire.
The Reading
Danielle L. Parker reviews Alastair Reynolds, Chasm City.
The Art
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
Earth Observatory Picture of the Day
Our Earth as Art

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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