Volume 46: October 2009
Welcome to the Edge of Propinquity. Volume 46 is now published. Fall is a time of introspection and self examination as the body prepares for the cold of winter. This month, we have a fight with a deadly foe, the realization that an ally is not what he seems, an attempt at a new alliance and a betrayal of siblings.
Luminations - Desert by Rick Silva AKA shaharazad
Chester Hall travels to Arizona to retrieve a treasure that once belonged to Mattie Ives. But he's not the only one seeking treasures, and Chess soon finds himself in the path of some deadly adversaries who are leaving a trail of blood and carnage wherever they go.
Santa Maria - Connections by James M. Sullivan AKA sylvan
Daphne awakes in the hospital and after a conversation with her son, finally makes the connection over what Rodina had warned her about. Rod gets an odd connection to the past when a package is delivered from a friend thought lost long ago. Calliope and Brady make a long overdue connection and learn they will be babysitting while rest of Santa Maria prepares to do battle with a demon.
Solstice - Autumn, Part One by Ivan Ewert AKA ivan23
Harvest days see new growth as Autumn comes to the valley, along with brand new plans. Against Corbin's advice, Mayor Long and his cadre begin working to recruit Mars more fully into their number, while Mars deals with his own worries in the form of his daughter, Victoria.
Danyael - Flight by Nick Bergeron
Once you're in over your head, there's little you can do by flail away and try to swim. Of course, that's only if you realize that you can't touch the bottom of the pool anymore. I'm flailing away for all I'm worth, but I still get the feeling I'm drowning. And the angel? Rather than try to swim, it's taking a different approach. Flight.
Guest Author - Inspirations by Seanan McGuire AKA seanan_mcguire
Communion is an act of faith in a largely faithless world. When a woman finds herself amongst true believers in a most unusual church, she has a choice of joining them in their profane worship of a Muse or stepping back and losing what her heart desires most.
Have you ever looked over the edge and seen something looking back at you?