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What’s in Issue 526

Novel The Federation frontier worlds prefer good government to bad, even if it is the space aliens’. And the birth of Lucy, the first human-Dohani hybrid, portends a new future for humans and Dohani alike.
Martin Kerharo, The Dohani War
Chapter 19: Revolution, part 3
Serial Zak is trapped by his own rash impulses, but his clan mates show they are better than he; they have a very different way of thinking: Bill Bowler, The House of Mammoth Bones, conclusion.
What if a rock musician could take his band back in time to become stars like the Rolling Stones? Be careful what you wish for; you might just get it: Jack Alcott, The Jaggers, part 1; part 2; conclusion.

New contributor Zac Miller takes modern social media and virtual reality a step into the future and — oops! — over the edge: Age of Reception, part 1; conclusion.

Can a classical wood nymph and a modern Crow Witch have anything in common? Mike Phillips, Victims of Love, part 1; conclusion.
A fairy tale becomes a poem in numbers: Joanna M. Weston, Liese and the Numbers from Blue.
Poetry New contributor Joy Leftow, In a Little Café
New contributor Aniket Sanyal, You Would Be Surprised
New contributor Prospero Pulma, Jr., The Captives


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Joy Leftow, Prospero Pulma, Jr., and Aniket Sanyal.
Challenge Challenge 526 takes a page from Dr. Freud: Sometimes a Bone Is Just a Bone.
Editorial Don Webb, Mysteries of The Dohani War
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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