The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 571
Like Brooks, Earl finally lands a gig he’s happy with. Stella is still searching for her happiness, and Ivory is well on the way to recovering his own.|
Sherman Smith, Two Blind Men and a Fool
A cold case of murder turns into a hot case of international intrigue: Gary Clifton, Murder at Dead Woman Pass, part 1; part 2; conclusion.|
In a post-apocalyptic drought, a marooned water carrier seems to have only enemies, but he may yet have a friend or two: Ian Cordingley, Pushing the Sky Away, part 1; part 2, conclusion.
A “No Trespassing” sign may be a warning as well as a prohibition: John W. Steele, The Sentry at Ice Cave.
New contributor Bob Welbaum shows how Fate may make one person’s wrong turn do a good turn for someone else: A Fateful Evening.
|New contributor Jeremy Szal gives knight errant Zimm a choice of monsters to slay: A Hunter’s Wrath.|
|John Grey, Test Tube Babies|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Jeremy Szal and Bob Welbaum.|
Challenge 570 Response discusses Cultural and Historical Realism.|
Challenge 571 asks The Price of a Four-Block Fare.
|Danielle L. Parker reviews Matthew Hughes, The Henghis Hapthorn series.|
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.