The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 632
Joe Dasein and Janatone load Fred Looseman into Joe’s space vehicle and undertake a perilous descent to Earth. But they have not yet eluded pursuit.|
Bertrand Cayzac, Floozman in Space
Chapter 8: I Am the Passenger, part 3
Tom heads for Kansas and John, for New Mexico. Loan-shark Ed sends his muscle men after them both. John’s luck takes an extraordinary turn.|
James Shaffer, Back to the World, part 15; part 16; part 17.
Even on the most ordinary of camping trips, heed all warning signals:
Jack Bragen, Going Camping.|
If humanity sends to the universe, how might it reply? Noel Denvir, Glenn’s Comet.
New contributor Barbara Buckley Ristine introduces young Sara, who learns that blame, once started, is very hard to stop: The Good Daughter, part 1; conclusion.
|New contributor Aaron Moskalik brings a knight on horseback to rescue a maiden in distress. The result is not what one normally expects: A Most Auspicious Day.|
|Poetry||Stephen Ellams, Every Summer Has a Story|
|Edward Ahern, Stirrings|
|Essay||Some people find pets adorable. Others find them nose- and stomach-wrenchingly abhorrable: Ásgrímur Hartmannsson, Dog Life.|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Aaron Moskalik and Barbara Ristine.|
|Challenge||Challenge 632 receives a notice: Undeliverable.|
|Bewildering Stories discusses John Piper: Deserter or What?.|
|Danielle L. Parker reviews Carlos Castaneda, A Separate Reality.|
Channie Greenberg, Centripetal Vehicle|
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.