The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 446
Nakoma reveals to Donas the connection between Katera and the South People. But the situation and Nakoma’s explanation just don’t quite seem to add up: Mary B. McArdle, Give Them Wine
A Disparity of Language, chapter 20
|Novella||The city is literally in the man’s head, and it is possible to enter it: Maxwell Jameson, The Man With a City in His Head, part 8.|
An impecunious college instructor attends a New Year’s costume party hosted by Giove and Juno. He comes as Endymion and fulfils the role: Gary Inbinder, Endymion.|
A beautiful bird from another world seeks refuge on Earth, of all places: Ron Van Sweringen, Aratreea.
Poor Jimmy is trapped between his subservience to his father and his love of botany: Joanna M. Weston, Beth’s Garden, part 1; conclusion.
Wayne, a wastrel, hopes to wangle an inheritance from his apparently senile grandmother. The operative word is “apparently”: Sandra Crook, Visiting Hour.|
New contributor Martin Hill Ortiz shows that in a world where addiction is enforced, one user is headed for a crash: Head-On.
|Poetry||Channie Greenberg, Mama’s Mundane Witnessing|
|New contributor Allison Grayhurst, Seeing Under, Seeing Over|
|Drama||New contributor Jess Hyslop depicts a pair of young people struggling to overcome the traumatic memories of an older generation: Morning Light, part 1; conclusion.|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Allison Grayhurst, Jess Hyslop and Martin Hill Ortiz.|
|Don Webb asks What’s in a Title?|
Challenge 446: Motivation|
Special Challenge 446: Give Them Wine
|Bertil Falk reviews Loren D. Estleman, Valentino: Film Detective.|
|Richard Ong lives a Trekkie’s dream: Richard Meets Counselor Troi.|
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art|
NASA: Picture of the Day
This Week’s Sky at a Glance
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