The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 458
Inaction Man is a comic witness to Kev’s meeting with his ideal Elisabetha:|
Phillip Donnelly, Kev the Vampire
Chapter 13: Union
|Serial||Kzirth has Blunt infiltrate the dread Asp prison: Danielle L. Parker, Tower of Sighs, parts 4-6.|
An immortal who has lived through two strangely familiar apocalypses nonetheless feels compassion for those who have experienced only one: Lou Antonelli, Tell Gilgamesh I’m Sorry, part 1; part 2; conclusion.|
New contributor Jewel Beth Davis tells of two space alien schoolboys playing hooky: Flak.
New contributor Jason P. Reeser depicts a group of soldiers frozen in time: Timeless in Winter, part 1; conclusion.
A Christmas tree may symbolize a number of things, and for Parker Jones it has a special meaning: Ron Van Sweringen, Parker Jones’ Tree.
A packrat often leaves an item behind, apparently in exchange for what it takes. And what is left is often more valuable than what is taken: Sandra Crook, Faith Stealer.|
New contributor David Harker describes a bored man fantasizing about a woman who is, for him, truly exotic: Dream Date.
Alessandro Cusimano, The Nation — La Nazione|
Rebecca Lu Kiernan, In the News
Mariah Sells, A Scavenger Hunt for Omnipotence
|Oonah V. Joslin, Department Store|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Jewel Beth Davis, David Harker, and Jason Phillip Reeser.|
|Challenge||Challenge 458 says Gotcha Coming and Going.|
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.
Copyright © December 5, 2011 by Bewildering Stories