The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 407
|Drama||Wynfield and Diana banter as Hugo slowly regains consciousness: Marina J. Neary, Hugo in London, scene 5; scene 6.|
|Novella||The scene shifts abruptly from the post-war Soviet Union to outer space, where explorers discover an abandonded spaceship — and Nadezhda’s name: Kir Bulychev, Half a Life, chapter 2.|
Remember the old saying that the light at end end of the tunnel is an approaching train? Private Investigator Quint Dallas finds he’ll need more than money to escape the clutches of Vlad II Dracul: Gregory W. Ellis, The Light of an Oncoming Train, part 1; part 2; conclusion.|
Age may bring regrets that youth has yet to know: Gary Inbinder, Mr. Eisenstein’s Holiday, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
New contributor Morris Jacks brings a haunted box aboard ship. Do not inspect the cargo; that would be very unwise: Grin, Grimlyn Grim, part 1; conclusion.
|A grizzled geezer teaches a young genius how to survive in the desert — by giving a leaky radiator a hearty breakfast: Oonah V. Joslin, The Fittest.|
New contributor Ashok Rajamani, He Was the Drunken Geisha Who Found the Golden Diamond|
John Stocks, Seven Acts of Mercy: House Clearance
|Anna Ruiz, The Long Division of Hummingbirds|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Morris Jacks and Ashok Rajamani.|
|Challenge||Challenge 407 If It Weren’t for Bad Luck...|
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.
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