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Bewildering Stories

The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 751

Serial Not only does Trina have to deal with an unscrupulous boss, she discovers an undercover agent in her band of obstreperous tourists on the mysterious planet: Ronald Linson, Nightburn, part 3; part 4; conclusion.
New contributor Max Christopher introduces Carl, a well-educated handyman; his vindictive ex-wife, Juanita; and their son, Peter. Carl sights reincarnations of the Roman emperor Domitian almost everywhere. They are more real than he thinks: The 101 Domitians, part 1; part 2; part 3; conclusion.

Why might Brenda hire Rose to impersonate her at a 25th high-school reunion? Roy Dorman, Duplicity in Dubuque, part 1; part 2; conclusion.

If your comely and artificially intelligent toaster oven protects you by killing a would-be assassin, what is it guilty of, if anything? Walt Giersbach, The Machine Wore Makeup.
Poetry Robin Helweg-Larsen, The Herald
Michael Murry, Another Commander-in-Brief (or Grief)
Herb Kauderer, The Detective’s Ghost
Richard Stevenson, Tulpa


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Max Christopher.
Challenge Challenge 751 plays some Shell Games.
The Reading
Alison McBain reviews Guy Gavriel Kay, Tigana.
The Art
Richard Ong, Dream Catcher

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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