Shousetsu Bang*Bang issue 45 was released on October 28, 2013. The theme was Masquerade.
It was originally posted at bb-shousetsu.livejournal.com/90695.html and is mirrored at shousetsubangbang.com/mirror/frontpage/bangbang-no-45/.
This issue is also available as a free ebook on Smashwords at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/761225
The cover artist was cerine. The issue contains the following stories:
- Firefly Catching (蛍狩り), by Natsumachi
- I am the one who has you now, by Hyakunichisou 13
- Smug the Magic Dragon, by Domashita Romero
- Bal Masqué, by Kaerutobi Ike
- The Red Scare, by shukyou
- Serenade for a Soldier, by Yūdoku Fukuronezumi
- The Master Cat Redux, by Kuruma Ebi
The issue also contains the following standalone art: