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;
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.
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.|
|Alison McBain reviews Guy Gavriel Kay, Tigana.|
Richard Ong, Dream Catcher|
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.