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By Ellis Peters

Set within the yr of Our Lord 1120, 3 stories of intrigue and treachery, that includes the chain of occasions that led one-time crusader Cadfael into the Benedictine Order.

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He gave me a hug. “Finish celebrating your quinceañera. I need to go and talk to your mother. ” “I’ve celebrated enough,” I said. ” Those who remained with us nodded their heads in agreement. We had all lost our taste for celebrating. As we walked toward our home that night, my brother Lester moved up beside Papí in the dark. “Papí, I want to join the guerrillas. They’re fighting for the rights of the Indios. ” I knew my parents already distrusted the Latinos, the government, and the soldiers, but I didn’t know for sure how Papí felt about the guerrillas.

I also helped her kill six chickens and make chicken soup. As we cooked, Alicia stayed near, offering suggestions. “I think you should do it this way,” she insisted, pushing her fat little hands into whatever we did. “Thank you for the help, my bebe,” Mamí kept saying. Lidia sat politely by the table and asked questions. “What would happen if you didn’t put water in the tortillas? ” Mamí patiently answered each question. ” I asked. Mamí smiled kindly and said, “Love doesn’t wear only a corte. ” Love was what Mamí gave me, not only when she patiently struggled to teach me to cook but also when we cleaned a chicken or worked grinding corn for tortillas.

There’s nobody in this cantón named Adolfo. ” I rushed to Jorge’s side and tried to quiet him. “It’s okay,” I whispered, afraid the boj made Jorge bolder than he should be. Papí also stepped in, and he placed a hand on Jorge’s shoulder. “My son means no disrespect,” he said to the comandante. “This is a special day for my daughter. My son tells the truth—there’s nobody named Adolfo in this cantón. If you would like, there’s still some tortillas and pig left. ” The comandante turned to me and pointed.

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