The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 790
|News||This is the last regular issue of 2018. Next week, we’ll bring you the Editors’ Choices in the Fourth Quarterly Review and, on December 31, the 2018 Annual Review.|
Sgt. Cody reports to Chief Schiavelli about the assassination attempt. Meanwhile, Lucy Nakamura and Eartha Wayne discover an emergency in the cryonics chamber.|
Charles C. Cole, Murder in New Eden
Chapter 29: Pelkey Controls the Countdown Clock
New contributor Takane Kiuchi brings a friendly owl to the aid of A Balloon Seller tr. by Toshiya Kamei.|
Andrew is born with a paranormal ability. It can make life very hard for him unless he has the support of understanding parents and like-minded friends: Bill Kowaleski, Andrew’s Gift, part 1; conclusion.
A young boy needs music lessons. He finds them in an unlikely place with a very unusual friend: Morris J. Marshall, The Bottle Man, part 1; conclusion.
When an artist’s grief costs him his motivation and talent, he will need help to find it again: Richard Ong, The Revenant’s Gift.
|Memoir||New contributor Mohan Pandey recounts an incident that illustrates the meaning of life Beyond Trail’s End.|
Michael J. Collins, Where Are the Ghosts?|
Myra Litton, The Interstellar Archaeologist and Librarian
Edward Ahern, Kairos|
Robin Helweg-Larsen, Darwin
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Toshiya Kamei, Takane Kiuchi, and Mohan Pandey.|
|Challenge||Challenge 790 hopes the artist gets his Brush Back.|
Richard Ong, Ice Castle|
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.