Martin's Pond

Martin's Pond

Steve Masover

Fiction

For years Martin has biked into the coastal hills to bask in solitude beside a remote pond. When a strange woman begins to visit 'his' refuge, Martin tries to scare her away ... but takes matters a step too far.For years Martin has biked into the coastal hills to bask in solitude beside a remote pond. When a strange woman begins to visit 'his' refuge, Martin tries to scare her away ... but takes matters a step too far. "Martin's Pond" was first published in the literary magazine Five Fingers Review, issue #20, in Spring 2003.
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Consequence

Consequence

Steve Masover

Fiction

San Francisco activist Christopher Kalman has little to show for years spent organizing non-violent marches, speak-outs, blockades, and shutdowns for social and environmental justice. When a shadowy eco-saboteur proposes an attack on genetically engineered agriculture, Christopher is ripe to be drawn into a more dangerous game. His certainty that humankind stands on the brink of ecological ruin drives Christopher to reckless acts and rash alliances, pitting grave personal risk against conscientious passion.A thirty-something, underemployed layout artist, Christopher lives in a ramshackle activist collective–the Triangle–named for its Duboce Triangle neighborhood in the heart of San Francisco. Christopher and his chosen family are determined to carry on the good fight; yet the raging war in Iraq, begun in the face of peaceful protests by millions across the globe, has shaken the Triangle's faith in the value of nonviolent dissent.Chagall, an eco-saboteur practiced in the art of...
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