In Bruce Pavalon’s Space Girl Blues:
- Is Nikoli real or a figment of Aaron’s delusion?
- Likewise, is Anini wholly or partly real, or is she a figment overlaid on the original shopkeeper at Schroeter’s?
- What kind of mental disorder does the story portray?
- Does the story overstep Bewildering Stories’ guideline about plots that end with “But it was all a dream” or the equivalent?
In Simon Hole’s “Hot Hand”:
- Who or what might Parker be?
- Why might Parker be content to play low-stakes poker rather than use his “dragon” in potentially more lucrative ventures?
In Susan Bass Marcus’ “An Arm and a Leg”:
- Is the narrator male or female?
- What seems to be the only precaution against the plague aside from vaccination?
- Why might the housemates have had doubts earlier about Fit-Rite’s vaccine?
In Dan Korgan’s “Earlier Snows”:
- Who is the only character in the story to have a name? Who is Mrs. Carter: the narrator or Charla? Why might the other characters not have names?
- Who was the last person to visit the narrator? When?
- When the daughter last come to visit?
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