Volume 16: April, 2007
Volume 16 of Edge of Propinquity has been published! They say that April showers bring May flowers. This month, April brings the return of many unexpected things: The dead back to life, the awaking of memory, the loss of humanity and will as well as unhappy realizations. Each story has an action and its consequence and April showers will not bring anyone flowers for the foreseeable future.
Kendrick - Many Happy Returns by Jennifer Brozek AKA gaaneden
Karen returns the Todari card to John and asks him a few questions about the Children of Anu which he cannot and will not answer. This leaves Karen to her own devices - something John is unwilling leave well enough alone. He makes a phone call that has many more consequences than expected.
Luminations - Assasssination by Rick Silva AKA shaharazad
An old friend arrives in town, and he invites bookstore owner Nancy Mateo to do a little bit of detective work at a gaming convention. Nancy uncovers an in-game conspiracy born of real-life passions and jealousy, and old friendships are put to the test.
Santa Maria - Favors by James M. Sullivan AKA sylvan
Mac faces off with Diasuke about what happened the night Adam died. Grace asks a favor of Duncan and Oliver takes Bree and Rodrigo to Aubrey, who asks a favor of them.
Vorare - Kindling by Ivan Ewert AKA ivan23
Gordon has killed a man through his newfound bloody magics - unwittingly and unwillingly, but he has still taken his first life. Through all his trials he has clung to the desire to one day return to normalcy - now, as a killer, he starts the fire which will remake him.
Guest Author - I Don't Fight Monsters by Alexandra Erin
Gemma Saunders is a grief counselor who has been reluctantly pulled into the world just hidden behind the façade of normalcy. She tries to do the right thing by helping the dead rest and the bereaved grieve. However, those who grieve never listen and that leaves her with the restless dead to contend with.
Have you ever looked over the edge and seen something looking back at you?
Chief Cat Herder
The Edge of Propinquity