The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 836
|Serial||Marty and Bishop make a daring escape from a prison work party. Bishop wants out, but Marty has strange ideas of his own: John Haymaker, The Legend of Potter’s Field. part 3; conclusion.|
Private Eye Dave Kratzert is hired by a rich and beautiful widow to investigate threatening phone calls. He uncovers a conspiracy of monumental proportions:
Gary Clifton, Hold That Hot Phone, part 1;
Huang, a detective from Hong Kong, is engaged to thwart a terrorist bomber in a modern Tower of Babel in Tokyo: Walter Giersbach, Secret Agent in Sky City.
An explorer awaits first contact with the Yeti, high in the Himalayas. His diplomatic mission takes some strange and cryptic turns: Jeffrey Greene, This House Is Unguarded, part 1; conclusion.
Want to get rid of tiresome roommates? Use disinformation:
Charles C. Cole, Hiking With Angels.|
Tony and Heather take a vacation trip to Canada. It’s lovely and peaceful, but a little excitement may be on the menu, even at Tim Horton’s: Jerry Guarino, Bullets for Dessert.
|Poetry||Jeremy N. Marks, The Ten Plagues|
|David Whippman, Freudian Greatness|
|Essay||Remember Virgil’s Æneid: “I fear Greeks, even when they come bearing gifts.” Similar caution is warranted in today’s mass communications, where truth and preconceptions can be exploited to disguise lies: Jessica ‘Zhanna’ Malekos Smith, The Magpies and the Cuckoos: A Disinformation Fable.|
Challenge 836 wages Trade Peace.|
Challenge 836 Response to The Legend of Potter’s Field
Richard Ong, Tangled Hearts|
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:
Readers’ reactions are always welcome.