The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 705
Other revolutionary factions are willing to “give Bain a chance” and see if he can implement progressive social and economic reforms. But Mira and her allies are very wary of the new “king” and are preparing to take pre-emptive action.|
Bill Kowaleski, Living Standards
Part III: Revolution
Chapter 22: Staging the Attack
Risker Dee and her friend Doc Matheson need to return to the refuge of the Bunker, but a formidable enemy stands in their way: the mutant Howlers.|
Bryon Havranek, From the Ashes of Our Fall
Which can be more potent: nuclear weapons or fresh water?
Lou Antonelli, The Shining Crescent, part 1; conclusion.|
Prescription painkillers may leave addiction and an underground economy in their wake. Adapting to them can be a scary experience: Ada Fetters. TradeWinds.
Which is more fulfilling: to entertain or to be entertained? Ljubo Popovich, The River Waits, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
|Poetry||Channie Greenberg, Unblossomed Youths|
Edward Ahern, Falling Away|
Shola Balogun, One More Night
Denny Marshall, Ghost of Forevermore
New contributor Cade Williams, Sunday Night Blues
|Challenge||Challenge 705 asks a perfectly grammatical question: Who Is You?|
|Alison McBain reviews Simon Williams, Oblivion’s Forge.|
Richard Ong, The Visitor|
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.