When Your Child Strays From God is really pretty basic, a coming-out story with the addition of a modern psychedelic called Spiderweb. The strong point would be that it has a genuine ring to it, a mother risking her sanity to find her son.
This is the second piece this year to feature being in someone else's mind. Spiderwebbing is pretty darned dangerous, there are a lot of ways to go wrong, but the story says this is the effect users are looking for, the perfect empathy it gives. Possibly having two drug-induced sharings of this nature is indicative of a desire on the part of the readers who are nominating these stories. In this time of division, how do we really go about understanding each other.
So it's 3 stars for making us think about relationships a bit.