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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 887

New contributor Tina V. Cabrera shows how artificial intelligence can get out of hand when one starts Talking to Things, part 1; conclusion.

New contributor Aoiri Obaigbo depicts how a petty criminal might escape capture in a corrupt society: Silent Morning.

New contributor Chelsea Thornton introduces a young man afflicted by a crisis of identity and guilt that can be resolved only on The Other Side of the Gate, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
Bereavement dies hard but, by chance, it may find solace in the sky: Charles C. Cole, Blinking Lights in the Night Sky.

Are sweetmeats too tempting a treat? Fortify your resolve before grocery shopping! Crystalwizard, Coffee Talk.
Michael R. Burch, Momentum! Momentum!
LindaAnn LoSchiavo, The Blame the Fame Game
James R. Rudolph, Cosmic Perspective
Meg Smith, Moon, Star, Handprint


Welcome Bewildering Stories introduces and welcomes Tina V. Cabrera and Chelsea Thornton.
The Reading
Gary Clifton, Nights on Fire excerpt
The Art
Richard Ong, Bone Tree

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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