The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 651
Jay-Bee stages a coup at Cosmitix. Jenny Appleseed is squeezed out of the superworld and emerges in the material realm. The CosmiGirls have plans of their own.|
Bertrand Cayzac, Floozman in Space
Chapter 18: They, Too, Are Looking for Janatone, part 1
A depleted diamond mine is turned into an aquarium. A theme park attracts tourists. That, too, is good... for a while.
Elous Telma, Oikos Nannion
Chapter 3: Digging Holes for Fun and Profit
Frank and Dippy are cornered by pursuers. Might an interdimensional meteorite come as a blessing in disguise? Terry L. Mirll, Karat Cake, part 3.|
Aaron needs to repay a loan to his friend, Bud. When Aaron applies for a job in a bagel shop, the interviewer, Anini, asks him some rather odd questions.
Bruce Pavalon, Space Girl Blues
Chapter 3: Career Opportunities
How might the new lord of a manor settle some very old scores between ancestral enemies? Arthur Davis, Dunsmoor, part 1; conclusion|
New contributor Tobacco Jones introduces Marco, who learns an old truth. Money is power, and vice-versa, especially in the illicit drug trade: Brain Antenna, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
|Sally Rose doesn’t need Sheriff Anderson to tell her there are bad people out in the world. She knows one of them all too well, and he’s come to visit: Gary Clifton, What Comes Around.|
|Poetry||Michael D. Amitin, Sirens Ringing Dry|
Denny Marshall, Zebra Galaxy|
James Robert Rudolph, A Vigor’s Waning
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Tobacco Jones.|
Bertrand Cayzac, The Scandal|
Don Webb, Nothing and Somethingness
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.