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Bewildering Stories

The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 607

Novel The Guardian poses a Sphinx-like riddle. Jigme gives Rodney reason to distrust his senses.
John W. Steele, The Chroncle of Belthaeous
Drama TV depictions of animal mating rituals are truly bewildering stories. What might animals think of human beings? Charles C. Cole, Everybody Wins.
New contributor Joe Pitkin introduces Sandra, to whom a strange image on a surveillance camera reveals something frightening about herself: The Lamp of the Body, part 1; part 2; conclusion.

A fictional memoir reveals a psychiatric patient’s loves, regrets and conflicts: Henry F. Tonn, Zelda’s Last Letter.
New contributor Kelly Weber gives a fairytale an unusual twist among country folk in the backwoods: Junie B. May Meets a Dragon.
Poetry Channie Greenberg, He Upbraids His Wife
Mark Jones, Valediction for the Dungeon Master
Dawnell Harrison, The Train Cries


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Joe Pitkin and Kelly Weber.
Challenge Challenge 607 is Watching the Watcher.
The Reading
Phillip Donnelly, Kev the Vampire : excerpt
The Art
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
Sky and Telescope, 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.”

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule: In Times to Come

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