THE PROBLEM IMPOSSIBLE CONFLICTS
FEAR AND LOATHING IN BOSTON
They met together in hiding for six years. They had to. They moved their locations often, and spoke with few others about the meetings.
It felt hopeless. They all felt trapped by events. The horrible shootings that had occurred on Beacon Street had forced them to come together in secret to meet with the enemy. Now they were caught between a terrible dread of violence and retaliation on one side and their unshakable belief in what is right and true on the other.
Each despised the other group. They had all worked tirelessly for years to block and counter the other side’s every move. They knew them as immoral, irrational people. Even meeting with them could easily taint their ...