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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 671

News This is the last regular issue of the spring or fall, whichever is the season in your hemisphere. Next week, we’ll bring you the Editors’ Choices in the Second Quarterly Review.
Novel The shark seems to be trying to tell the crew something, but only Nannion seems to be in contact with the creature. And there’s another shark, as well. What to make of it all? A look at Frank gives the team reason for caution.
Elous Telma, Oikos Nannion
Chapter 19: Let Them Go? part 2
Serial The mysterious Yellow Man promises that Allan can free himself from a shadow world between life and death if he will open three golden boxes containing lost memories. But Allan is terrified, feeling certain that the last box conceals a truth he may not be able to live with: Philip Ivory, The Yellow Man, part 5; part 6; conclusion.
Short
Stories
New contributor Cheyenne Brown introduces a kindly but determined Grandma who gives her grandchildren an example of generosity and bravery: Inverness Dogs, part 1; conclusion.

New contributor Christina Marie retells the story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves from the viewpoint of the wicked witch and an equally resourceful Snow White: Snow Witch, part 1; conclusion.
Flash
Fiction
Murder for hire can become a very dangerous game when the hit man doesn’t know who all the players are: Gary Clifton, Blind Corners.
Poetry Robert W. Shmigelsky, Feeding Frenzy
Short
Poetry
Mike Acker, Recycled Thoughts
Stephen Ellams, Referendum

Departments

Interview Bewildering Stories interviews Andrea Laws.
Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Cheyenne Brown and Christina Marie.
Challenge Challenge 671 advises: Take the Money and Run.
Letters John B. Rosenman discusses The Old Man and the Pond.
The Reading
Room
Richard Thieme, Foam excerpt
The Art
Gallery
Richard Ong, The Teller of Fortunes

A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
Sky and Telescope, 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.”

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule: In Times to Come

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