SURPRISING STORIES #46
JANUARY 2018
   
Produced under the editorship of John Thiel and composited
   by Eric Thiel. A thrice-yearly publication
   of Oort Cloud done at VacHume Press.
             This issue will hold you down for a while.
Cover by Aspen Thiel

Editorial

STORIES
THE CODE OF CONDUCT by Lawrence Dagstine    obey it.
ONLY HUMAN by Ryan Lee Price     and, hence, fallible.
TALENT TRANSFER by Varda One     covetousness is flouted.
WITH SILICON EYES by Craig Cortright    the better to see you.
THE PICTURE LEVELERS by Matthew Senkowski   in Autopia.
FLASH & SAM MEET THE RAPPER by Charles Newton  rap, rap.
XYLOPHONE MADNESS by Burnett Toskey   other dimensions
GETAWAY by Kevin Lenihan   some things you can’t escape.
WHEN I WAS YOUR AGE by Alex Bledsoe   when was that?
A WELCOME HOME by C.B. Thatcher   you had one waiting.
PARANOID by Matt Rohn    just don’t let it spread.
BUY OUT by D.K. Latta  you aren’t hip if you do it.

FEATURES
AD INFINITUM  science fiction and fantasy advertisements
DREAMWALKING RAVEN BUTTE by Gary Every   

COLUMNS
THE SPACED OUT LIBRARY  reviews
THE COMPUTER CORNER   words about the net
FANAC   science fiction activities

POETRY
THE LAY OF ZORKO by Jessica Howe
LABYRINTH by L. A. Hood
WAVE by Dan Morton
THE SEAL by James Doyle
A SCHOLARLY GLOSS by Steve Sneyd
THE THREE MOONS OF GALILEO by Phonacelle Shapel
A DIRECTIVE by Phonacelle Shapel
HAVING IMMENSE TOURIST APPEAL by Steve Sneyd
DIPLOMATIC FREEZE-OUT by Cliff Dossey
PAINSONG by Roxanne Burns
THE STAIN OF HISTORY by Michelle Walsh
SONG FOR THE FLOWER-MAIDEN by Sean McCormack
THE JOKER by L. A. Hood
MANTRA by Roxanne Burns

ANNALS, ETC.    

CONTENTS