Department header
Bewildering Stories

The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 829

Novel Telos battles swarms of invading cynths. Izzalia has escaped and is undertaking a revolutionary operation at the top of the Fjord. Riku has decisions to make, and Remera has some explaining to do.
L. S. Popovich, Echoes From Dust
Chapter 53: Rain
Chapter 54: Two Paths
When Ix finds it’s time to close a cycle in his life, where better to do it than at a remote temple in the long-lost home of his ancestors: David Brookes, Follow the Sun Underground, part 1; part 2; conclusion.

New contributor Silvia E. Hines shows how common courtesy is more than a social convention; it’s a philosophy: Science and Derision.

When a diminutive baker and a hefty dragon attempt to retrieve a magic compass from a villain, they find that size can be both an advantage and a handicap: Susanne Thomas, Finding Direction, part 1; conclusion.

New contributor Socorro Venegas recounts poor Candelaria’s quest to find her father in The Giant and the Moon — tr. Toshiya Kamei
Poetry LindaAnn LoSchiavo, Poe and His Women
Oonah V. Joslin, Portrait of Rembrandt
Purbasha Roy, Unexplored Poem


Welcome Bewildering Stories introduces and welcomes Silvia Hines and Socorro Venegas.
Challenge Challenge 829 says watch out for sharps who appear to be Marking Cards.
The Art
Richard Ong, Arboreal Nightmare

A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
Sky and Telescope, 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.”

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule: In Times to Come

Readers’ reactions are always welcome.
Please write!

Return to top

date Copyright © October 21, 2019 by Bewildering Stories

Home Page