Voodoo & Loveshadow
by Eric Muss-Barnes
Ever since he was a little boy, Rusty Stratford always believed he was destined for great things. Now, with his 40th birthday fast approaching, Rusty is starting to suspect he might only be destined for mediocre things. A bachelor with few family members and fewer friends, life hasn't panned out the way Rusty hoped it would, and he's beginning to resign himself to being alone and unimportant.