The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 403
Robert has a solid, honest trade, with good friends to match. But without Jane's steadying hand, Peter begins to realise his vision of a very different way of life. Years later, playboy Peter is persuaded to return to England for a very special event. And special events often come in threes.|
Michael E. Lloyd, Donna’s Men
DJ has accomplished his dream of bringing Sakura a lovely gem. Suddenly he is snatched away to face the Council of Elders, who take a dim view of DJ’s career.|
Oonah V. Joslin, A Genie in a Jam
Chapter 15: An Impossible Jam
New contributor Terri Fleming introduces Toby and Tamara, strange siblings on a collision course from which the loser will not emerge. But which of them will it be? That’s hard to say: The Eradication of a Loser.|
New contributor Tim Jeffreys has an innocent bank executive kidnapped by a madman. The object is not money but an impossible power: Their Eyes Were Flints.
New contributor Terry Light poses a conundrum: can androids be both intelligent and emotionless in a place of beauty? Androids in the Garden.
New contributor Frances Pauli proves the value of the power of distraction in video games: A Brief Interruption.
New contributor David J. Rank shows that life may not be all it’s cracked up to be in This Gated Community.
|Which changes more in a traditional classroom: the subject or the students? Phillip Donnelly, Future Perfect Continuous.|
John Stocks, A Night in the ‘White Hart’, Lincoln|
Chris Vaillancourt, Blood and Feathers
|Anna Ruiz, Memories of Willoughby|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Terri Fleming, Tim Jeffreys, Terry Light, Frances Pauli, and David J. Rank.|
|Challenge||Challenge 403 conjugates in The Future Ridiculous Tense.|
|Letters||Carmen Ruggero and Don Webb, Call Your Apple, Raise You a Pineapple.|
Richard Ong, Daughter of Helios|
NASA: Picture of the Day
This Week’s Sky at a Glance
Randomly selected Bewildering motto:
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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.”
Readers’ reactions are always welcome.
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