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Bewildering Stories

The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 600

News Both serials are complete on line: “The Thirteenth Traveler,” as of issue 598; “Ash and Bea,” as of this issue.

Our “Classic Reissue” is included partly to celebrate the double zeroes in our issue number. Actually, this is the 644th issue, if you count special issues. But mostly we’re saluting an old friend with fond remembrance.
Serials All’s well that ends well... according to your point of view. And you might ask how it all began: Dave Ervin, The Thirteenth Traveler, chapter V, part 1; part 2; chapter VI, conclusion.

New contributor A. T. J. Cember introduces a young couple who are attracted to each other... under very strange circumstances: Ash and Bea, part 1; part 2.
Short
Stories
If your fellow truckers all want you to make a delivery to a remote village at night, you might ask them why. They might tell you. Or they might not: Aidan Lucid, The Last Delivery.

New contributor Teresa Richards introduces Walter, who attaches a special meaning to some Footprints in the Snow.

New contributor Jennifer Shaw shows that life in space may have changed to some extent since 2001: Orbiting Janus, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
Drama Don’t come home too early, especially if you know what to suspect: Charles C. Cole, The Bitter Living.
Flash
Fiction
There comes a time when one might ask, “Who needs time, anyway?” Bruce Costello, All at Once.
Poetry Classic Reissue Michael E. Lloyd, History

Departments

Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Teresa Richards.
Challenge Challenge 600 accommodates some Awkward Guests.
The Reading
Room
Thomas F. Wylie, Cold Car : excerpts
The Art
Gallery
Richard Ong photographs a Subspecies.
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
Sky and Telescope, 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.”

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule: In Times to Come

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