The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 455
Kev’s model, Dracula, was comfortable enough that he need have no patience with real-estate speculators. But impecunious Kev must start at the bottom and get with the modern program, so to speak:|
Phillip Donnelly, Kev the Vampire
Fred is busy trying to open the door to the temple vault on Mars. Meanwhile, the authorities are on the trail of mysterious signals in southern California:|
Richard M. Smith, A Bridge to Earth
Chapter 5 : Back Again, part 3
|Drama||Cardigan proposes a nefarious scheme to Dr. Grant, and Bennett tries to tip off Lucan, for a price: Marina J. Neary, Lady With a Lamp, scene 4; scene 5; scene 6.|
The night-time sea still fascinates an aging fisherman with its beauty in forms both small and great: Mike Florian, Fire in the Water.|
New contributor Terry Groves takes a slovenly automobilist on a wild ride in an eerily vampiric machine: Body Work.
New contributor Joseph L. Jones introduces Emilaz, who is found by an oddly unidentifiable book with a sinister voice. It makes her an offer she must refuse: The Dealmaker, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
New contributor Zarin Thomson paints a poignant picture of a youthful memory preserved by a being who is very old indeed: A Salient Point.
|New contributor Nancy May recounts a typical suburban family’s evening — in the language of a space alien: The Family Whip.|
Alessandro Cusimano, Queen of All Flowers — La Virtù delle Rose|
Joseph Farley, Seeing Red, Seeing Green
Rebecca Lu Kiernan, Five, September
Mike McGonegal, Someday
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Terry Groves, Nancy May and Zarin Thomson.|
|Challenge||Challenge 455 Seeing Small, Seeing Large|
|Kane X. Faucher, The Infinite Library, 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.
Copyright © November 14, 2011 by Bewildering Stories