The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 796
Young Danny needs hospitalization. Health care is available but at an astronomical price. Danny’s mother, Sue, is left with unacceptable options.|
Gordon Sun, Right to Live. part 3; conclusion.
New contributor Bethany Cardwell introduces an isolated young woman whose complex family tree has its roots under the sea: Emma and the Mermaid.|
Brian emerges from sleep fatigued but gains energy working on Carly Swift’s projects. He hardly needs a mysterious old book to explain the anomaly: Max Christopher, Succorbus, part 1; part 2, conclusion.
Are you confused by modern financial shell games? There’s a strong-arm remedy for them. Or... wait... is it one? Paul Alex Gray Crypto-Boss.
A long-separated couple is reminisce to the accompaniment of old songs: Patric Quinn For All We Know.
|Frank Seaton imposters his way into a job he enjoys. Can anyone pay him enough to do it? Noel Denvir, Happyland.|
|Poetry||Douglas Young, Do You Still Think of Me?|
Channie Greenberg, Rubbernecking from Bus Stops|
Robin Helweg-Larsen, Mosquitoes
|Editorial||Bewildering Stories asks, not so innocently: Politics? What Politics?|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Bethany Cardwell.|
|Challenge||Challenge 796 says to wee winged things: Shoo, Fly. Fly!|
Richard Ong, The Fountain of Youth|
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.