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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.
Novel 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
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Stories
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.
Poetry Michael J. Collins, Where Are the Ghosts?
Myra Litton, The Interstellar Archaeologist and Librarian
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Poetry
Edward Ahern, Kairos
Robin Helweg-Larsen, Darwin

Departments

Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Toshiya Kamei, Takane Kiuchi, and Mohan Pandey.
Challenge Challenge 790 hopes the artist gets his Brush Back.
The Art
Gallery
Richard Ong, Ice Castle

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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