"Paradox Iron" by Steve Metcalf follows the King Paranormal Investigations ghost hunters as they film an episode of their TV show. Their investigation into the violent history of a haunted factory uncovers a military secret buried deep beneath the complex.
"The Foundry Incident" by Robert S. Miller follows an explosion that lit up the night sky in Chicago. The eruption left three people dead and a 60-foot deep hole in the ground. Community leaders have independently determined that somehow the homeless are to blame.
"The Blue Ribbon Panel of Academic Experts" by D.T.E. Madden follows a seismologist who is recruited into the Illinois Governor's Blue Ribbon Panel. This group of academic experts is tasked with explaining the disaster in the Chicago Rust Yards.