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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 525

Novel Jane becomes an instant celebrity on Earth. Behind the scenes, a brave woman blows the top off the investigation into the cause of the Dohani-human war.
Martin Kerharo, The Dohani War
Chapter 19: Revolution, part 1; part 2
Serial Zak is forced to make deceptions for which he is ill suited. Meanwhile, Wolf gathers clues about Little Wolf’s death: Bill Bowler, The House of Mammoth Bones, part 3; part 4.
New contributor Astrid S. Nielsen portrays a drama of family betrayal on a flying boat that is guarded from magic except in The Silence of the Silver Bells, part 1; conclusion,

New contributor Paul Sohar satirizes aspects of modern culture in Miss La Tsekk’s Immaculate Conception.

Gwenda is thirty but has a doll-like quality that lulls her into believing she’ll never grow any older: Otilia Tena, Kendall and Half of the Moon.
Space-time anomalies may be both more and less than they’re cracked up to be: Michael D. Brooks, Pie in the Sky.

A young boy comes to terms with a haunted bedroom: Walter Lacey, Checking In.
Poetry Tendai R. Mwanaka, Wordless Truth
John Stocks, Cry a Little
B. Z. Niditch, Taking Flight


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Raechel A. Gasparac, Astrid S. Nielsen, and Paul Sohar.
The Critics’
Martin Kerharo continues the discussion of Humans and Aliens in The Dohani War, part 2.
Challenge Challenge 525 sees a space alien Always in the Limelight.
Letters John Stocks on “Croeso Laugharne”
The Art
New contributor Raechel A. Gasparac, Wood 1948

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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