The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 427
Jonas is ambushed at the Bureau of Personal Information Protection. He leads his pursuers on a wild chase through the tranquil midnight streets of Smoky Bay. They spew carnage and destruction in their wake: Ásgrímur Hartmannsson, Error, chapter 15.|
Young Donas has sensed that something is very wrong with her community. She secretly refuses to eat the obligatory apple slices. Free of the drugs being given to the children, she begins to make strange discoveries: Mary B. McArdle, Give them Wine: A Disparity of Language, chapter 1.
|Novella||The ancestral Arnborg is revived in the Coven’s ‘courtroom’: Rene Barry, The Children of Arnborg, chapter 3, part 3; part 4.|
|Serial||Alex’s mistress Olga is a prime suspect in the murder of her husband. Alex will need all his skills and connections as a defense attorney to solve the case. At least Olga and he needn’t worry they’ll be sent to Siberia; they’re already there: Viacheslav Yatsko, The Professor’s Murder, chapter 1: The Murder.|
New contributor Matthew T. Acheson shows that one can push the Great Ones only so far: The Last March.|
What price heresy with a future pope named “Attila”?! Antonio Bellomi, The Heretic, part 1; conclusion — L’eretico.
Annette comes back from outer space, and a late Uncle Frank puts in an appearance: Albert J. Manachino, The Collar Out of Space, part 1; conclusion.
On a safari into the darkest jungle, a chimpanzee becomes a kind of guardian angel: Karen S. Riggin, Deep in Africa.
|Poetry||Bill Bowler, The Bee Among the Blossoms|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes|
|Oonah V. Joslin & John Stocks discuss What is Poetry?|
|Challenge||Challenge 427 asks How Much Is That Doggie in the Spaceship?|
|Editorial||Danielle L. Parker says Blog the Best.|
Lee Di Cintio, Workers Dismantling a Wrecked Juggernaut|
NASA: Picture of the Day
This Week’s Sky at a Glance
Bewildering Stories News
Forum link: We’re in the process of migrating to a more reliable website host. Meanwhile, the forum link has been updated, and the forum should be accessible now.
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.
Copyright © April 18, 2011 by Bewildering Stories