The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 857
Zalekha plans a terrorist bombing, and Ratsov hands her the munitions. Weapons are brandished, and Rafshan sings a hymn to hypocrisy.|
Natan Dubovitsky, Near Zero
Chapter 20: Dvadtsat'
Dr. Landis, Keyshawn and Elka happen upon a meeting with Stephen Mudenda and a Chinese delegation. Interstellar intellectual property rights complicate international relations mightily.
Bill Kowaleski, Creative Destruction
|Serial||New contributor Rick Kennett introduces Cy De Gench, a veteran of an interstellar war. She returns to a planet where she had been marooned and hopes to rejoin a familiar spider: The Gods in Their Galleries, part 1; part 2.|
Higher education develops talents. The object is to find which one has and which one lacks:
Andrew L. Hodges, Bitter Mercies, part 1;
New contributor Ed Kratz raises a question for a young girl of marriageable age: can magic do as well as good luck? Edna Goes to the Frogs.
|New contributor Sterling Warner has a student’s demand put a professor in a PC Dilemma.|
Edward Ahern, The Limits of Writing|
Shawn Jacobson, Redshirt
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories introduces and welcomes Rick Kennett, Ed Kratz and Sterling Warner.|
|Challenge||Challenge 857 muses while cornered. One might say it’s Cornerstoned.|
Richard Ong, Supermoon|
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.