March 20 , 2010



In this short story, Kurt Williams has spent the last twenty years as a Libertarian refugee from a collapsing society. On his return to civilization, what he finds is nothing short of devastating. In an America where big government has run amok and nearly everything is outlawed, will his defiance and courage be enough to restore sanity?

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Winner of an Honorable Mention in the Short Story category, 2013 San Antonio Writer’s Guild Annual Contest.

“…fun, quirky, unique, and a quick read.” -Adam, online reviewer

Kurt curled a lip and asked the man, “You call that food?”
Fetor cut in. “Government-issued fruit and vegetable patriot meals. One tube of each per day for everyone.” He stood straight up on his knees, put his right hand over his heart, and proclaimed, “Our daily bread.”
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About the Author:
Ernesto San Giacomo was born and raised on Staten Island, the forgotten borough of New York City. He spent part of his working life in retail management, and the rest of it teaching high school – and surprisingly still has his sanity. Ernesto married a military woman and moved to San Antonio a few years ago, leaving behind his teaching career and everything he’s ever known. Having always been the creative type, he took up a new career as an author.

Ernesto’s short stories tend to focus on the dark side of American culture, but the underlying themes hold true for societies around the globe. As human beings, we all experience wants, joys, sorrows, and regrets, and have views of how things ought to be. Ernesto enjoys exploring what happens when the ways in which we deal with those emotions and worldviews are taken to extremes.

About the Editor:
Ruth Miller hails from New Jersey, where she spent her young life actually enjoying school and working with horses. She is an avid reader and die-hard traveler, having visited five continents and driven across the U.S. four times. She’s also a fanatic for the small details, and has put her soul into making Ernesto’s work shine for his readers.

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