The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 479
Arthur’s new-found life of ease does not last long. Two of his old friends are determined to rally him back to their very individual causes.|
Michael E. Lloyd, Missing Emilie
The Espers counter-attack. When Lady Luna is trapped in a net, Kyto realizes he is fighting on the wrong side: Roland Allnach, Conquest’s End, part 3.|
Dr. Taylor conducts an experiment on the goo from outer space. The results are not really surprising and may be gratifying: Glenn Gray, A Day in the Cornfield, part 22.
New contributor Dwane Barr depicts an old drifter who’s easy prey for drunken louts, or so they think: Old Dogs Die Hard.|
Kevin would love to turn his invalid mother over to a proper caregiver and lead a life of his own. But his mother’s clutches are long, and her designs are devious: Sandra Crook, No Secrets Now.
Too soon intelligent, too late smart: Rod Hamon, The Intelligence Machine, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
|An AI has a lesson to teach a psychopathic ‘artist’: David Barber, The Sun-Sculptor, the High-Doctor and the Jirt.|
John Stocks, Adventure|
Gloria F. Watts, Forgotten Memories
|Oonah V. Joslin, Borrowed Thunder|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Dwane Barr.|
|Interview||Bewildering Stories interviews Marina J. Neary.|
|Challenge||Challenge 479 sees Consciences at Risk.|
|Harry Lang, My Name Is Angela, 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 © May 21, 2012 by Bewildering Stories