The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 753
Gordon responds to Judy’s call for help. He drives to Vermont and finds her at a house beside a pond.|
Edward Ahern, The Witches’ Bane
Chapter 2: Judy Calls
|Serial||Sara takes the mysterious ring to an expert, Marcus, who discerns both clues and enigmas in it: Loren W. Cooper, His Other Face, part 3; part 4.|
New contributor Steve Carr introduces a desperate man haunted by a mnemonic virus from his own personal hell: Round and Round.|
In the near future, expert systems supplant even traffic lights. Everyone — from coffee-shop customers to sports fans — sees the world as it’s prescribed. Is reality augmented or is it an electronic hallucination? Ada Fetters, Meatspace and MAIA, part 1; conclusion.
Claudia tries to reconcile with her dying father, who can communicate only by quoting Shakespeare: A. Elizabeth Herting, Moments Upon the Stage, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor Ronald Schulte discovers sinister properties in a kit for making Home Brew, part 1; conclusion.
Robin Helweg-Larsen, The Trendy|
Oonah V. Joslin, Book Sniffers Anonymous
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Steve Carr and Ronald Schulte.|
|Challenge||Challenge 753 wonders Who’s Your Ghost?|
|Channie Greenberg, Concatenation excerpt|
Richard Ong, Maker of Storms|
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.