The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 647
Joe Dasein has fallen in love with beautiful Janatone. But where is she now? Captain Diana is also looking for her, and Diana is not only beautiful, she is ultimately accomplished and calmly self-possessed. Both Janatone and Diana are formidably powerful women. What is Joe getting into?|
Bertrand Cayzac, Floozman in Space
Chapter 16: Everyone Is Looking for Janatone, part 1
|Serial||Mud learns the reason for his existence and what is expected of him. He questions motives and debates the problem of natural evil. Finally, he realizes he has to decide who his friends really are: J. P. Flores, Mud, part 3; part 4.|
A wise old king finds an alternative to war: Gary Clifton, Champion of the Batonians.|
Space-alien drug enforcement officers are on the take and ready to send you to Andromeda. How can you bribe them not to? You’ll never guess: Bill Kowaleski, Don’t Forget the Pastries, part 1; conclusion.
Robert, a university freshman, is a self-styled borderline pervert and flunk-out. How can Debra possibly teach someone like him good habits? Henry F. Tonn, Legs to Die For, part 1; conclusion.
|Poetry||Channie Greenberg, Abandoned in an Insane Asylum|
New contributor Denny Marshall, Time to Get Off This Rock|
Ken W. Simpson, Chameleons
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Denny Marshall.|
|Challenge||Challenge 647 foresees Horndogs in Space.|
Daniel Ayles, Alien Totem|
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.