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What’s in Issue 623

Novel Tartarus and Raom declare a kind of truce. Rodney has to face Tartarus and finally decide what to do.
John W. Steele, The Chronicle of Belthaeous
Chapter 57: The Confession
Chapter 58: Epilogue, conclusion
New contributor Arthur B. Cover depicts what might happen when Elvis inadvertently trades places with his evil twin in an alternate universe: Elvis at 50, part 1; part 2; part 3; conclusion.

New contributor Jason A. Feingold introduces Sam Dupinski, a graduate student in English. Sam is a born private eye, and he finds himself embroiled in an eerie, madcap world of hard-boiled detective fiction: Grad Student Detective, part 1; part 2; conclusion.

New contributor Amanda Krenicki shows how Shax O’Connor, a long-lived incubus, might find fulfillment as well as disappointment with two great authors: As Exquisite and Unsatisfying as a Cigarette, part 1; conclusion.
You think living is expensive? Just try dying. Strange creditors may come calling: Charles C. Cole, Neighbors at the Gates.
Lana Bella, Cruel Intentions
Mike Acker, Nature’s Program: Fine Dining


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Jason A. Feingold and Amanda Krenicki.
Challenge Challenge 620 Response: Bertrand Cayzac discusses “The Glass Jar Present

Challenge 623 says beware of Spiked Casseroles.
The Art
Richard Ong microphotographs Galena City.

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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