The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 594
Kyran and Kas board the Winter Ship, where the four Guardians are waiting. Kyran is still a captive, and yet the Guardians tell him much — except what he wants to know:|
Sarah Ann Watts, Winter Ship
|Serial||Mrs. Little makes a profitable getaway, but the gangsters are in hot pursuit. She must use all her wits and knowledge to escape them and preserve her entrepreneurial talents for her children: LaKimbra McKinley, Hold on to My Feets, part 3; conclusion.|
The question is less ‘Who is Sebastiano?’ than ‘What is he?’ Oonah V. Joslin, Duplicitous the Dawn.|
Beware the intelligence of high-tech household devices; they may bring out unsuspected tragic flaws: Christian J. Simpson, The Machine Below, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor Stacey M. Jones introduces Dr. Ticha, a literature professor who has a personal relationship with the works of Franz Kafka, one that goes deeper than she would like to think: Stay Put, Herr Kafka, part 1; conclusion.
|Drama||A chef explains to a disappointed customer how haute cuisine can be love itself: Charles C. Cole, Rare Dining.|
|In the story of Little Red Riding Hood, the woodsman is usually taken for granted. Not this time: Ron Van Sweringen, The Midnight Hour.|
|Lesley Mace, A Murder of Crows|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Stacey Margaret Jones.|
|Challenge||Challenge 594 books a Cryptic Voyage.|
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.