Volume 12: December 2006
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The December volume of the Edge of Propinquity has been published! This month is the final issue of the year and the final issue for all of the story arcs. We have the discovery that a name is very important, understanding comes with a price, death, life, answers and more questions. I hope everyone has enjoyed the first year of the Edge of Propinquity! I know we all would love to hear what you guys thought.
Also, on this final cardinal month, we have two guest authors - Jeff Parish and James M. Ward! Both come to us with captivating stories. One is of the dark and one is of the light.
Kendrick - Warfare & the Rite by Jennifer Brozek AKA gaaneden
Karen is captured by the Order of the Sacred Eye as a focus for the ritual they have been working towards all year. In her darkest moment, no one comes to her rescue. Then, she discovers who she has really been working with all this time.
Luminations - First Night by Rick Silva AKA shaharazad
It's New Year's Eve in Boston. Chess and Melissa are searching the city in a race to save the soul of a dead woman. Before the stroke of midnight, lives will be shattered and Chester Hall's world will never be the same again.
Vorare - Oroborous by Ivan Ewert AKA ivan23
Our story and our protagonist alike end in the northern woods, as Gordon discovers the beautiful truth behind a world that hungers for something greater than itself.
Hidden City - Head On by Ryan Macklin AKA macklinr
Michael leaves with Ludd to face the ominous semi truck sending out waves of malevolence. Later, as things are revealed, Michael is left with more unanswered questions. One thing is clear: death is only the beginning.
Guest Author - Princess Christmas by James M. Ward
Though the world of humans has forgotten the pact between humans and elves, the elves have not. During the busy Christmas season, two little girls discover that elves are real and Santa, though not as TV portrays him, is a man of gifts and good wishes.
Guest Author - First Night in Jennings Grove by Jeff Parish
Vernon and Cheryl arrive with their family in their new home in Jennings Grove to a strange non-greeting from Jennings Grove's other inhabitants. As the sun sets, they discover just how dark a small town away from big city lights can get. They also discover that the darkness of Jennings Grove is not like other places and they may not live to learn from their discoveries.
Have you ever looked over the edge and seen something looking back at you?
Chief Cat Herder
The Edge of Propinquity