By David L. Farebrother

ISBN-10: 151954281X

ISBN-13: 9781519542816

The 12 months is 1519. Hernán Cortés has been commissioned by way of Governor Diego Velazquez to enquire rumors of local civilizations and wealthy lands mendacity a long way to the west, past the islands of the Indies. Cortés leaves l. a. Trinidad, Cuba, with 11 ships and six hundred males less than palms. He reveals a harbor at the coast of Cozumel and there learns of a number of shipwrecked Spaniards being held prisoners through the Maya at the mainland. considered one of them is Geronimo Aguilar, who has been stranded for 8 years, a slave of a Mayan cacique. Cortés ransoms Aguilar and forces him to function translator on his quest, which finally takes them to Tenochtitlan, the capital of the robust and mysterious Aztec Empire. Aguilar continues to be precise to his religion in the course of the tumultuous trek into the unknown territory regardless of the barbaric cruelties of either the Spanish Conquistadores and Mexica overlords.

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