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What’s in Issue 522

Novel Jane takes a huge step in bridging the gap between Dohani and human. Dexter does the same in his own, very human way.
Martin Kerharo, The Dohani War
Chapter 16: Adaptation, part 2; part 3
Serial Daniel has had enough of being chased by shadowy forces. Now he implements a daring plan to find out who is after him, and why.
Peter Bailey, North by the Red Death, part 4
New contributor Janet Chisnall tells of Katherine’s quest for a good night’s sleep. It will take her practically to the ends of the earth: The Lost Art of Sleep.

New contributor Christopher T. Garry sends Anna on a hiking trip into a mountain wilderness. An injured bear will bring her home again to a reality she has not been able to come to terms with: Flame Bound, part 1; conclusion.

A 15-year old boy has had some close calls with danger in his life. His crush on a would-be high-school sweetheart will be his latest: Ron Van Sweringen, Finding a Reason.
New contributor Tammy May introduces Laurel, who is madly in love with Ethan and wants to spend eternity with him. He’s okay with that, but there is a catch, and it is a big one: Unforeseen Consequences.
Fishermen’s work can be grueling, but it has unparalleled romance in the danger of wind and wave: Mike Florian, Winds Calm and Variable.
Poetry Oonah V. Joslin, A Snake Awakes
Rebecca Lu Kiernan, Timewave Zero
Afzal Moolla, Tears of the Clown


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Janet Chisnall, Christopher T. Garry, and Tammy May.
Challenge Challenge 520 Response asks How Old Is Young?
Challenge 522 boards The Soporific Choo-Choo.
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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