Jack London was one of the first writers to earn a living in part from his writings in commercial fiction magazines. London became a socialist and his writings reflect this change in his political views. Moon-Face published in 1902 explores the subject of extreme antipathy. The Leopard Man's Story is a mystery story about a lion farmer. Other stories included are: Local Color, Amateur Night, The Minions of Midas, The Shadow and the Flash, All Gold Canyon, and Planchette.