The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 766
Lois and Eartha establish the context of newly-thawed Sergeant Cody’s first meeting with Police Chief Leo Schiavelli. Now it’s up to the Chief to clarify the chain of command and methods of operation.|
Charles C. Cole, Murder in New Eden
Chapter 5: Soldiers Need Orders
New contributor Joseph Cusumano sends Angelica to an alternate timeline where a resistance group has developed a nuclear weapon for use against a world empire:
Roman Holiday, part 1;
Gwen must run away from her lout of a boyfriend. She has more than one way of telling him not to follow her: Roy Dorman, Up Out of the Swamp.
New contributor C. Q. March shows that not only is blood thicker than water, love is Thicker Than Blood, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
|New contributor Matthew McAyeal introduces Heidi Baumann, who grows up in East Berlin but feels a strange presence drawing her toward and Across the Wall.|
Oonah V. Joslin, Plastic Nightmare|
P. K. Vijayan, He Wrote Her a Love Poem
Mike Acker, I Am Fading|
Robin Helweg-Larsen, Where Do They Go?
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Joseph Cusumano, C. Q. March and Matthew McAyeal.|
|Challenge||Challenge 766 sees there is more than one way to Return the Salute.|
|Discussion||Bewildering Stories discusses The Peril of the Age of Entertainment.|
Denny Marshall, Galaxy Glider|
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.