The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 897
When it comes time to make a decision, what does a coin toss tell you?|
Jef Coburn, Jade
|Novella||Richard tells Dr. Patel about his symptoms: headaches, dizziness, memory gaps... And oh yes, there’s that other guy, Ricky: Brian Clark, That Other Guy, chapter 9.|
|Serial||Jarl Bromin, Captain Shirvold and Therabine lead an army against the castle of a tyrannical witch. In a land of illusion, who can know who wins? Ralph Benton, Visions of Glory, part 3; conclusion.|
New contributor Paula Keane raises a question: at what point in the transition from human being to android does one cease to be alive?
New contributor Neesha Niaz has young June break a taboo by touching her late grandfather’s hand. He puts her in touch with someone she’s never known: The Finishing Touch, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
|The accidental death of an old pet may seem sad but natural to its owners, and yet it may leave a stranger inconsolable: Charles C. Cole, Gomer.|
|Poetry||Richard Stevenson, Shelbyville Swamp Monster|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Paula Keane and Neesha Niaz.|
|Challenge||Challenge 897 notes that when a character stands outside a story, everything in the story is Predestined.|
|Danko Antolovic, The Demiurge excerpt|
John Eric Ellison, Subliminal|
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:
Readers’ reactions are always welcome.