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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 879

Novels Yegor suffers from his injuries, which repel the ones who have been near to him. Meanwhile, people he has known don’t fare much better.
Natan Dubovitsky, Near Zero
Chapter 43: Sorok Tri

Maria sets out on the new path she has chosen for herself. Meanwhile, the fusion-power cabal finds itself forced to consider new strategies.
Bill Kowaleski, Creative Destruction
Chapter 38: Moving On
Novella Saul and Liesl do a lot of sightseeing together. Liesl says the space-time scanner does not create paradoxes but otherwise remains somewhat enigmatic about it: J. H. Malone, Drunk on Time, part 7.
What if the Voodoo rite of eating someone’s hair made you a celebrity to everybody but yourself? Harrison Kim, Good Hair Days.

New contributor T. M. Morgan recounts reliving a disaster survivor’s experience: They Always Dreamed of Falling.

New contributor Heather Pagano transmits Demeter’s song while the goddess hears The Song of the Harvesters, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
Family-care robots may need retraining if they’re to serve as hotel employees: João Ventura, Welcome to Our Hotel.
New contributor Jo-Ann Newton, History Books

Travelers often collect souvenirs on their way. In this case, a souvenir comes from the future: Charles C. Cole, Reading an Old Letter


Welcome Bewildering Stories introduces and welcomes T. M. Morgan, Jo-Ann Newton, and Heather Pagano.
Challenge Challenge 878 Response discusses Pronouns.
The Reading
Ellis L. “Skip” Knox, Mad House excerpt
The Art
Richard Ong, The Great War

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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