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Bewildering Stories

The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 830

Novel Riku confronts Izzalia atop the Fjord; Remera confronts Virgil in its depths. Neither encounter ends well.
L. S. Popovich, Echoes From Dust
Chapter 55: Control
Chapter 56: Compassion
When erecting seasonal symbols, please take proper safety precautions: Ed Blundell, Seeing Santa.

New contributor Bev Jafek finds the causes of mysterious disappearances at The Devil’s Sentry Box, part 1; part 2; conclusion.

New contributor Benjamin L. Owen introduces a lonely beachcomber who is not quite lonely enough: Surf Signals.
Be nice to your computer, especially at Halloween, lest it assume the persona of Calvin Clapsaddle’s: Gary Clifton, Calvin’s Computer.

A class reunion with a Halloween-style bargain? Do not go gentle into that dark crypt! Charles C. Cole, Supernatural Reunion.
Poetry Robin Helweg-Larsen, Eva’s Trip
LindaAnn LoSchiavo, Night on Bald Mountain
Gary Inbinder, A Scent of Smoke


Welcome Bewildering Stories introduces and welcomes Bev Jafek and Benjamin L. Owen.
Challenge Challenge 830 apologizes to Jean-Paul Sartre; this issue is Very Exiting.
The Art
Richard Ong, Bloodwoods

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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