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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 619

Novel Belthaeous shows Rodney Mammon’s secret power source. Nacroanus takes Rodney and Belthaeous to meet Ahriman.
John W. Steele, The Chronicle of Belthaeous
Chapter 45: Tubes
Chapter 46: The Terradrive
Chapter 47: Tureis Major
Short
Stories
Down to the sea, to search for treasure! But treasure is not always buried; sometimes it floats: Mike Florian, The Treasure of the Tide Rips.

New contributor Perry McDaid shows how a mischievous leprechaun can use the power of poetry to beguile a young boy: The Blame Goblin’s Poem.

When Walt gets stuck in the past, the future comes looking for him: Ron Van Sweringen, The Summer of Forgetting.
Flash
Fiction
Mom may tell young Vance that his Grampa sometimes spins tall tales. But the stories may yet have a certain utility, even truth: Charles C. Cole, A Grampa’s Tale.

New contributor Gerald Warfield introduces an elderly knight who seems somewhat out of touch with modern ways: The Cairn of House Aescritor.
Poetry Mike Acker, Strewn Fate
Short
Poetry
Lana Bella, Dry Bone

Departments

Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Perry McDaid and Gerald Warfield.
Discussion Bewildering Stories discusses Should Charlie Be Polite?
with Henry F. Tonn and Bill Kowaleski.
Letters Tom Borthwick reports A Singular Success Story.
Gary Clifton greets Space Aliens From the Hidden World.
The Reading
Room
Bill Kowaleski, Brighter Than the Stars excerpt
The Art
Gallery
Richard Ong photographs a Cratered World.

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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