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What’s in Issue 736

Novel The Dead Bin crew interrogate Kuznov, who is released on bail. Someone else has other plans for him. Harper and McCoy discover evidence in a pawn shop: an illegal pistol and a broken ring.
Gary Clifton, The Dead Bin
Chapter 34: Frontal Assault
Chapter 35: He Won’t Be Missed
Chapter 36: Discovery
Novella How better to find out what’s been going on at DBC Financial than to infiltrate the company? Krista makes a friend, asks questions, and has an idea.
Morris J. Marshall, Volatility Cycles
Chapter 11: First Day
Chapter 12: Consultations
Serial Soldiers have captured Tessa and are determined to find out who — and what — “He” is. The answer comes in the classic form: “Show, don’t tell.”
K. C. Gray, Of Monsters and Madmen
Chapter 3: Primordial, conclusion
New contributor Iona Douglas shows young Mia Hannah Gill’s calm answers telling of future disaster in her Response Transcript.

Hot cocoa and even Kool-Aid are perfectly fine beverages. Just be careful who prepares them: Christopher J. Ferguson, Marrow.

New contributor Thomas Wm. Hamilton brings two ancient enemies back for a confrontation at An Arkham Halloween.

New contributor Nicholas MacDonnell spins a cautionary tale about a serial killer, one who slays not people but words as The Eraser, part 1; conclusion.

Is Gladys really paranoid? Will even she believe her kindly husband Wilbur’s report on neighborhood goings-on? Phil Temples, They’re Here.
Poetry Crystalwizard, Autumn’s Art


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Iona Douglas, Thomas Wm. Hamilton and Nicholas MacDonnell.
The Critics’
Bewildering Stories discusses Comma Collisions.
Challenge Challenge 736 asks, Tongue Got Your Cat?
The Art
Richard Ong, Halloween 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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