Of Gods and Madness: The Faithful
A mobster learns he's becoming a god, only to discover they die too.
Raine Morgan is the right hand of the local mob family, Na Creidmhigh. When he's tasked with hunting down two miscreants who have been messing with the family's bottom line, Raine finds them assaulting a woman. He rushes in to help, but the Trickster god intervenes, and Raine realizes that he's killed the victim and the bastards who had assaulted her have escaped. Now Raine's on the run, in a desperate plea to make things right before he's caught. Then the old gods return to claim him as one of their own.
The Emotion Exchange
Unable to afford the surgery needed to get a promotion, an analyst resorts to a back-alley installation, only for it to fail.
Jordan Meadows is a successful analyst, but that's not enough. When her job is put in jeopardy, she elects to undergo a back-alley surgery that will install a crystal that will shut off parts of her brain to help her analyses. The surgery is a success, though she doesn't really notice a change.
Then the crystal breaks.
A robot sells his soul to become a magician, only to come up against Lovecraftian elder gods.
XAV-325 makes a deal with a demon at the crossroads to be able to do magic. She promises that she'll collect later. Years pass and he learns an apocalypse is on the verge of starting. He must decide to stick with the magic he knows, or make another deal with something far worse in an effort to stop the end of the world.