The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 600
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.
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.
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.|
|There comes a time when one might ask, “Who needs time, anyway?” Bruce Costello, All at Once.|
|Poetry||Classic Reissue Michael E. Lloyd, History|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Teresa Richards.|
|Challenge||Challenge 600 accommodates some Awkward Guests.|
|Thomas F. Wylie, Cold Car : excerpts|
Richard Ong photographs a Subspecies.|
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.