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What’s in Issue 516

Novel Colonel Redgger’s power struggle with Jane bodes ill for human-Dohani relations. But a breakthrough is achieved in teaching Jane human language. At the beginning she tells a very simple story that says it all: “Dohani good. Human bad. Jane loves Dexter.”
Martin Kerharo, The Dohani War
Chapter 10: Diplomacy
Chapter 11: Words, part 1; part 2
New contributor Ron J. Cruz hands Steven Ferris a condundrum. Steven can be cured of his illness, but then who will he be? Ferris Wheel, part 1; conclusion.

New contributor Philip Murray-Lawson piles on levels of satire that might have come straight out of this week’s headlines: The Extinction Game.

Can an android overcome her human programming? She may, if she’s programmed well enough: Alexander G. Tozzi, Kill the Hurkle!
New contributor Carly Berg portrays a party where the participants quarrel and a couple get Bitten.
Poetry David Barber, Ruben de la Vialle, 1660
Rebecca Lu Kiernan, Glaciers Come Slowly?
Thomas F. Wylie, Cold Car


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Carly Berg, Ron J. Cruz, and Philip Murray-Lawson.
The Critcis’
Bewildering Stories discusses Misunderstandings in The Dohani War.
Don Webb, Marezydoats in Outer Space

James Graham, William Blake’s “Innocence”
Bewildering Stories responds to “William Blake’s ‘Innocence’.”
Challenge Challenge 516 wonders about the connection between Body and Soul.
The Reading
David Redd, Labours of Love: Philip Harbottle, Algis Budrys
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

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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