The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 635
Lovers in the superworld, Jenny Appleseed and Janatone Waldenpond conceive a superbaby. However, Janatone’s first concern is for the refugees in space. She takes the Artificial Uterus and flees. Now Jenny has some decisions to make.|
Bertrand Cayzac, Floozman in Space
|Novella||Ed Wills and his henchmen have caught up with the Pipers. Tom and John need a combat-ready sharpshooter to help them now, but none is in sight: James Shaffer, Back to the World, part 24; conclusion.|
New contributor Gabriela Houston tells of the friendship of two young “presentients” who are caught in a world even more terrible than they know: Before I Was Human, part 1;
New contributor T. Kent tells a rollicking ghost story that bears out our motto, that one can never be too careful in choosing names: The Perfect Match.
A secret admirer brings his love flowers, not quite too late: Bob Welbaum, One Last Chance.
|Sometimes just “being there” can make a big difference: Ron Van Sweringen, A Cup of Tea and an Egg Roll.|
|Poetry||New contributor Chris Rozik, Flash Flood|
Oonah V. Joslin, Hope Is Transparent|
Richard King Perkins, II, McMammoth
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Gabriela Houston and T. Kent.|
|Challenge||Challenge 635 goes Slip-Sliding Away.|
Richard Ong, Ong Who|
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.