The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 570
Stella undertakes a long search for Earl. Meanwhile, Elroy is proving to be too much of a bother for his captors in Omaha.|
Sherman Smith, Two Blind Men and a Fool
In the future, when Stonehenge has been reconstructed, it channels nourishment to the Taurids from a global catastrophe. The ethereal space aliens bid Earth a fond farewell and promise — or threaten — to return someday.|
J. J. Roth, Legacy of the Fallen Stars
Chapter 5: The Taurids — 3000 CE, conclusion
A lady’s car becomes a tree to Heaven — or thereabouts — for a lonely tollboth keeper: Kallirroe Agelopoulou, When Cars Grew Taller, part 1; conclusion.|
Planetologist and sometime detective Uriel Qeta must solve a beautiful journalist’s cryptogam identifying an interstellar spy: Antonio Bellomi, Port of Call: Mariner Point, part 1; conclusion — Scalo a Mariner Point.
New contributor Kelly Zientek-Baker introduces detective Caleb Monti, who must resist the goddess guarding the Fountain of Youth in order to return to his beloved wife: The Thirteenth Door, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
|Gus and Handsome negotiate the release of a foreign duke from a king’s prison, on the queen’s behalf: Charles C. Cole, The Dungeon Keeper’s Mission.|
Cristina-Monica Moldoveanu, Did I Love Too Much?|
New contributor P. K. Vijayan, The Bastards
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes P. K. Vijayan and Kelly Zientek-Baker.|
|Challenge||Challenge 570 wonders: Drive-Through or Drive-By?|
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.