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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 734

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Novel The Dead Bin team captures Wendel. A lurking suspect detonates the bomb in Janet’s car. Ivan talks a little too much, and someone he knows comes calling with a pistol.
Gary Clifton, The Dead Bin
Chapter 28: Open Spigot
Chapter 29: Explosion
Chapter 30: Casualty of War
Novella Krista’s research on line turns up a new contact. She meets with Tran to discuss the new evidence, and the two find they have more in common than they suspected.
Morris J. Marshall, Volatility Cycles
Chapter 7: Digging In
Chapter 8: Coffee Revelations
New contributor Kelly Sauvage Angel shows how a little respect can go a long way in dealing with The Veggie Uprising.

New contributor Martin Grise shows the extents to which a modern time-shifting knight errant might go to rescue his love in Operation Intoxicar, part 1; part 2; conclusion.

Organic architecture blends with the landscape. But what might it mean to live in a dwelling where the interior landscape is from long ago and far away? Marian L. Thorpe, The Spider’s Spinning, part 1; conclusion.
The Sun-being’s warning to future space travelers comes to us from four centuries ago. Watch where you step and what you eat; what looks like a cabbage may be a divinely favored philosopher.
Cyrano de Bergerac, The Other World
Poetry Channie Greenberg, Soft Words and Whispers


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Kelly Sauvage Angel and Martin Grise.
Challenge Challenge 733 Response calculates the danger in Biting Down.
Challenge 733 Response says Words Count.
Challenge 734 says Table Grace.
The Reading
Alison McBain reviews M. J. Neary, Sirens Over the Hudson.
The Art
Denny Marshall, Gyro

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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