The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 603
Rodney Neumann describes his trek into a remote area of the Himalayas. He recounts his impressions of Dr. Necroanus and especially his Sherpa guide, Thrangu.|
John W. Steele, The Chronicle of Belthaeous
New contributor Judith A. Boss tells how an operation gives a patient more than he might have bargained for: Slice of Life.|
New contributor Keith Frady gives modern twists to a set of old fairy tales and, in the process, implies an interesting question: How might they end? The Dragon Said to the Knight.
|New contributor Saor Hawk introduces a son who realizes that he doesn’t know his mother — or himself — as well as he thought: The Program.|
|Jack Phillips Lowe, Where This Was Going|
Stephen Ellams recalls a eulogy At St. James Church.|
Douglas Young depicts a tourist who discovers that it’s often the little things that count the most when An American Visits China.
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Judith A. Boss, Keith Frady, and Saor Hawk.|
Challenge 567 Response: Gary Clifton discusses the reality behind “The Never Index”|
Challenge 602 Response: Cyrano Meets Charlie Hebdo with Bertrand Cayzac
Challenge 603 puzzles over the Sequence of Events.
|JD DeHart, The Brass Man : excerpt|
Crystalwizard, ET Reader|
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.