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What’s in Issue 768

Novel At a soda fountain, Eartha Wayne and Lucy Nakamura talk about surveillance cameras. Lucy mentions a mysterious death that the authorities want hushed up. At Millennial Park, Police Chief Schiavelli and Sgt. Cody discuss infrastructure and meet Tabitha.
Charles C. Cole, Murder in New Eden
Serial Young Timothy Franklin goes time traveling in full view of his disconcerted family. His intervention in the past has an effect he does not expect: John M. Floyd, The Winslow Tunnel, part 3; conclusion.
Short
Stories
In a near-future workforce, even androids may be under- or overqualified for their jobs: Morris J. Marshall, Tech Support.

The Paris métro is always busy. When Steve boards the right train at the wrong time, crowds get in Sophie’s way in her attempt to bring him back: Philip Murray-Lawson, Along Those Lines.

Dictators are notoriously self-absorbed. They might be careful in implementing their mania lest it have unintended consequences: Patric Quinn, Power Supply, part 1; conclusion.
Flash
Fiction
New contributor Brad Ashmore puts a frustrated worker on a carousel with a hole in his pocket. The result is Merry Mint.
Poetry Crystalwizard, Scientific Imagination
Short
Poetry
Karin S. Heigl, Human Rust — Menschenrost
Robin Helweg-Larsen, The Brain Simulates

Departments

Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Brad Ashmore.
Challenge Challenge 768 gives you an algebra problem: Square That Root.
The Art
Gallery
Denny Marshall, Wading the Gravity Stream

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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