The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 764
Mayor Brandt ostentatiously recruits an informant in the Police Department. Chief Schiavelli and lab technician Eartha Wayne have more important things to worry about.|
Charles C. Cole, Murder in New Eden
Chapter 3: At Home With Mayor Brandt
Poor Gordon Lormor, walking right into the witches’ ambush, hobbling along on his cane...|
Edward Ahern, The Witches’ Bane
Chapter 21: Not Playing Nice
Sometimes you really “can’t tell the players without a scorecard”:
Gary Clifton, Bait and Switch.|
What to do with a priceless junk heap of a car that takes you anywhere but where you’re going? Foist it off on your no-good brother-in-law: Channie Greenberg, The Road to Amman.
Koriander meets a wanderer who shows her how to walk unscathed through rosebushes: Mark Joseph Kevlock, The Difficult I’ll Do Right Now.
What can two poor but enterprising young kids learn from a con man from the future? Plenty! Phil Temples, Paying It Backwards.
Frank Coffman, Portent of Doom|
Myra Litton, Sorting Office for Lost Souls
|Robin Helweg-Larsen, Sly Reality|
|Whatever the form of goverrnment or head of state, Russia’s foreign relations have remained the same for centuries: Vladislav Surkov, The Loneliness of the Half-Blood tr. by Bill Bowler.|
|Challenge||Challenge 764 calculates Travel Time.|
|Alison McBain reviews Paul Beckman, Peek.|
Denny Marshall, Funnel Vision|
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.