The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 787
Chief Schiavelli explains to Sgt. Cody how personal relationships are more constrained in a space city than they are on a planet. And yet they’re not impossible.|
Charles C. Cole, Murder in New Eden
|Serial||New contributor Tim Miller introduces tall Tom Bedlam, who experiences all the agonies of high school. To graduate, he must give a report on The Spoons of Jupiter, part 1; part 2.|
Young scientist Siu-wei’s mother has a gift for pointing out what’s been hiding in plain sight:
Matthew Harrison, Seen It Before, part 1; conclusion.|
A healthy diet may be good for you. And it may be good for somebody else, too: Ásgrímur Hartmannsson, Be Fit or Be Fined, part 1; conclusion.
Be careful of the pecking order in Big Business, lest you get metamorphosed: Bill Kowaleski, Changing Places.
New contributor Ronald Larsen introduces Delta and Joshua, passengers who must have long patience in Waiting for the 4:08.
|Since food is a theme in this issue, and it’s already been taken to an extreme, let Cyrano’s Moon-being take it even further: Classic Reissue: Cyrano de Bergerac, You Are Whom You Eat.|
|Poetry||Ken Poyner, Crucial Distance|
|New contributor Marc Carver, Trust|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Marc Carver, Ronald Larsen, and Tim Miller.|
|Challenge||Challenge 787 says you don’t want to be Fined Dining.|
Richard Ong, Blood Moon|
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.