The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 434
Frank’s and Joe’s men brawl in a bar. Jonas foresees that a mass loss of identity will cause an economic downturn and opportunities for crime: Ásgrímur Hartmannsson, Error, chapter 22.|
Mak and Rani eagerly take to their new home, but Donas is watchful and remains suspicious of their hosts’ intentions: Mary B. McArdle, Give Them Wine
A Disparity of Language, chapter 8
|Novella||Keyshaa and Dominic steal two of Miterall’s airplanes and almost get away: Sean Monaghan, Pan Am 617 Heavy|
New contributor Morris Marshall introduces Jeff, who is implicated in a friend’s shoplifting at a mall. It’s an incident that he will remember for both good and ill: The Hobo.|
How best to combat an alien virus that creates delusions? Richard Ong, Pandemic.
New contributor Christian Riley depicts a world where there is only one retailer, and saving is forbidden: Insufficient Transaction.
Young Hanny has had an unfortunate childhood, but she is befriended by an aging benefactress: Ron Van Sweringen, The Sea Dweller.
|Despite appearances, ogling is futile: Channie Greenberg, The Telemarketer Extraordinaire....|
Christine J. M. Reilly, Sucker|
New contributor Thomas F. Wylie, Search Light
|John Stocks, My Sculpted Garden|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Morris Marshall, Christian Riley and Thomas F. Wylie.|
|Challenge||Challenge 434: Two Seasons: Morning and Afternoon|
|Letters||David Redd, Choices and Bests|
|Artie Knapp, Stuttering Stan, excerpt|
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art|
NASA: Picture of the Day
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.”
Readers’ reactions are always welcome.
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