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Juan Carlos

Juan Carlos is one of the protagonists in the short story, "He Has Gone To Be With The Women." A middle-aged writer from El Paso, Juan Carlos is a complicated man. Despite being recognized as a successful writer by the people around him, he find himself alone and at a distance from the world. His shyness pervades early in his relationship with Javier, as he is hesitant to open up, only doing so incrementally and because Javier has done so first. He is a dreamer, preferring imagining stories about Javier rather than approaching him.

As his intimacy with Javier increases, readers see more of the protective side of Juan Carlos. When Javier's uncle passes away, Juan Carlos takes care of him, soothing him and doing everything in his power to calm him down. He urges Javier to leave Juarez, as he is scared of the violence reaching...

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