The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 466
Katia is the consummate politician: she charms everybody and trusts nobody. Especially not the one person she most needs to carry out her plans:|
euhal allen, The Bridge: a New Beginning
Chapter 3: Sowing Confusion, part 1
Omar integrates well into the indigenous village of Planet X, and he gets along well with Lyla, his fellow refugee from Earth. But a robot from Zakhbaal is on the loose, and it is carrying out a murderous agenda:|
Bill Bowler, The Shepherd of Zakhbaal
Chapter 7: Attack of the Robot
Dr. Steve and Eden contrive to help Michael escape from his hospital cell. The outside world is not what Michael might have expected: Faith H. Goble, Birdland, chapter 7.
When a young lady must go to the moon, what might she take with her that’s more important than air? Dean Francis Alfar, Packing for the Moon.|
New contributor George LaCroix introduces Brazil, a young girl who has decidedly unusual tastes: Insatiable, part 1; conclusion.
Brooks is trapped in his body by severe injuries. How might he persevere and stay just this side of insanity? Sherman Smith, Strong Suit, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor Audrey Williams shows what might transcend and erase the artificial barriers of a sad age: Papa Jah’s Banjo.
|New contributor Barbara Stanley shows a couple who have equally guilty consciences. The ‘worry dolls’ demand that they talk to each other. Okay, who goes first? Secret Pal.|
Alessandro Cusimano, War Cry on the Stone Earth — Grido di Guerra sulla Pietra Terra|
Carmen Ruggero, Me and Hal and Walter McClure
New contributor Abigail Wyatt, Mother Hubbard’s Lament
New contributor Chuck Moss, The Courteous Ghost|
John Stocks, Thistles
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes George LaCroix, Chuck Moss, Barbara Stanley, Audrey Williams, and Abigail Wyatt.|
|Challenge||Challenge 466 calls Three to Make Ready.|
|Letter||Abha Iyengar, On the Origin of “Birthing the Blue”|
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 © February 13, 2012 by Bewildering Stories