The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 462
Earth falls prey to an avian flu epidemic. Meanwhile, Prof. Melichson has an idea for a new mode of interstellar transportation:|
euhal allen, The Bridge: a New Beginning
Chapter 1: Starting Over, part 3
The expedition arrives at Planet X. Omar suddenly and finds himself as he’s always been — alone:|
Bill Bowler, The Shepherd of Zakhbaal
Chapter 3: The Welcome Mat
Dr. Steve Hawk introduces Michael to other denizens of the city and undertakes Michael’s medical treatment: Faith H. Goble, Birdland, chapter 3.
What shall Blooze make of little Shan, who glows and can ‘read’ people but doesn’t talk much until Susannah intervenes? Jewel Beth Davis, The Glow Boy.|
Kindness can make an otherwise indifferent painting invaluable at any price: Arthur Mackeown, The Yellow Road.
Sometimes observing ancient traditions can be more trouble than it’s worth: S. J. McKenzie, The Gruagach and the Milk Stone, part 1; conclusion.
All this lady‘s house needs is gingerbread trimming: Ron Van Sweringen, The Well Wisher.
|New contributor Sasha Kimi tells a story of a technological future that’s just a little too true to be good: The Green Bug Bites.|
Alessandro Cusimano, The Lie — La Menzogna|
Rebecca Lu Kiernan, Our Beautiful Li(f)e
Mariah Sells, Age Twenty-Six
Julie Wornan, Black Cat in a Garden
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Sasha Kimi.|
|Challenge||Challenge 462 advises: Crash But Don’t Burn.|
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 © January 16, 2012 by Bewildering Stories