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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 613

Novel Rodney hears of his origins, and Mindy learns the consequences of loving Nacroanus.
John W. Steele, The Chronicle of Belthaeous
Chapter 27: Atrocitous
Chapter 28: The Mind Meld
Chapter 29: Mindy Accepts the Truth
Serial New contributor Eleanor Lerman introduces Chris, who feels down and out until she finds someone who asks an important question: What If There Is a Hidden World That We Can’t See? part 1; part 2.
“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.” — Oscar Wilde: Harry Lang, Safe Hate Division.

New contributor Leland H. Smithson implies an ironic question: if life can imitate art, does that include television? Bottled Up.

“In space,” it’s said, “no one can hear you scream.” That doesn’t seem to apply to horror stories: Hannah Spencer, Beyond the Veil.
Drama Carey Clay plans to create a “church” devoted solely to public service, not to religion. Reverend Williams has a question for him: Charles C. Cole, A Short History of the Secular Church.
Poetry Mike Acker, Resumption of Life
Lana Bella, Upturned Hand
Anna Ruiz, In Hindsight


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Eleanor Lerman and Leland H. Smithson.
Challenge Challenge 613 ponders What the Long Name Says.
Don Webb reviews James J. O’Donnell, Pagans.
The Art
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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