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What’s in Issue 446

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Novel Nakoma reveals to Donas the connection between Katera and the South People. But the situation and Nakoma’s explanation just don’t quite seem to add up: Mary B. McArdle, Give Them Wine
Novella The city is literally in the man’s head, and it is possible to enter it: Maxwell Jameson, The Man With a City in His Head, part 8.
An impecunious college instructor attends a New Year’s costume party hosted by Giove and Juno. He comes as Endymion and fulfils the role: Gary Inbinder, Endymion.

A beautiful bird from another world seeks refuge on Earth, of all places: Ron Van Sweringen, Aratreea.

Poor Jimmy is trapped between his subservience to his father and his love of botany: Joanna M. Weston, Beth’s Garden, part 1; conclusion.
Wayne, a wastrel, hopes to wangle an inheritance from his apparently senile grandmother. The operative word is “apparently”: Sandra Crook, Visiting Hour.

New contributor Martin Hill Ortiz shows that in a world where addiction is enforced, one user is headed for a crash: Head-On.
Poetry Channie Greenberg, Mama’s Mundane Witnessing
New contributor Allison Grayhurst, Seeing Under, Seeing Over
Drama New contributor Jess Hyslop depicts a pair of young people struggling to overcome the traumatic memories of an older generation: Morning Light, part 1; conclusion.


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Allison Grayhurst, Jess Hyslop and Martin Hill Ortiz.
The Critics’
Don Webb asks What’s in a Title?
Challenge Challenge 446: Motivation
Special Challenge 446: Give Them Wine
The Reading
Bertil Falk reviews Loren D. Estleman, Valentino: Film Detective.
The Photo
Richard Ong lives a Trekkie’s dream: Richard Meets Counselor Troi.
The Art
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
Sky and Telescope, This Week’s Sky at a Glance

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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.”

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