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What’s in Issue 766

Novel Lois and Eartha establish the context of newly-thawed Sergeant Cody’s first meeting with Police Chief Leo Schiavelli. Now it’s up to the Chief to clarify the chain of command and methods of operation.
Charles C. Cole, Murder in New Eden
Short
Stories
New contributor Joseph Cusumano sends Angelica to an alternate timeline where a resistance group has developed a nuclear weapon for use against a world empire: Roman Holiday, part 1; part 2; conclusion.

Gwen must run away from her lout of a boyfriend. She has more than one way of telling him not to follow her: Roy Dorman, Up Out of the Swamp.

New contributor C. Q. March shows that not only is blood thicker than water, love is Thicker Than Blood, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
Flash
Fiction
New contributor Matthew McAyeal introduces Heidi Baumann, who grows up in East Berlin but feels a strange presence drawing her toward and Across the Wall.
Poetry Oonah V. Joslin, Plastic Nightmare
P. K. Vijayan, He Wrote Her a Love Poem
Short
Poetry
Mike Acker, I Am Fading
Robin Helweg-Larsen, Where Do They Go?

Departments

Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Joseph Cusumano, C. Q. March and Matthew McAyeal.
Challenge Challenge 766 sees there is more than one way to Return the Salute.
Discussion Bewildering Stories discusses The Peril of the Age of Entertainment.
The Art
Gallery
Denny Marshall, Galaxy Glider

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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