The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 567
Gibby’s bar has more success than anyone can handle, and Earl must finally make the last call of all.|
Sherman Smith, Two Blind Men and a Fool
Chapter 38: Last Call
‘Aureburie would have us honor Sarsen stones, when the power of life and healing lies in Bluestones. Aureburie wants us to join strength with strength, not with wisdom this Summer Year. A wrong choice. An arrogant choice. The people will suffer for it.’|
J. J. Roth, Legacy of the Fallen Stars
A worn-out CIA agent is sent to rescue an expendable asset: Gary Clifton, The Never Index, part 1; conclusion.|
New contributor James Shaffer shows how a gasoline can might mean different things, according to who’s carrying it: The Red Gas Can.
New contributor Andrew Vrana introduces Deren, who is lonely and would like to become an interstellar colonist. But Deren needs help Before the Last Hope Leaves.
Billie Occasion is an adept time- and space-traveler, but being a mother of twins is something else entirely: Bertil Falk, A Surprise at Starbucks.|
New contributor M. C. Tuggle depicts the fate of young Carina, who relates better to real people than to the virtual life on the Grid: Snake Heart.
|Poetry||Visalakshi Viswanathan, My Doppelgänger|
New contributor Zane Blom, John Harris, Hustler|
Thomas F. Wylie, The Empty Seat
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Zane Blom, James Shaffer, M. C. Tuggle, and Andrew Vrana.|
|Bewildering Stories discusses Them Stones, Them Stones....|
|Challenge||Challenge 567 warns Beware of Improvements.|
|Danielle L. Parker reviews Lori Martin, The Darkling Hills.|
|Richard Ong photographs Jellyfish.|
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.
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