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Pilgrims in Aztlan - Part 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chuyo Cuamea is walking toward San Josy de Guaymas. His feet are hardened from traversing tough lands. He is looking for revenge, and he finds himself in the Mexican Revolution with Elpidio, his assistant. Cuamea was a wild Yaqui warrior who became a colonel because of his fury and rage. After Cuamea is made colonel, his friend Elpidio is shot dead by a machine gun. Cuamea sees Death, the Skinny Lady, on one side. Men have different ways of dealing with the trauma of battle, and Cuamea's is that he sees Death. He becomes obsessed with her and tries to embrace her, but she flees from him.

The revolution troops capture 300 prisoners, Indian men like Cuamea who just happened to choose the wrong side of the battle. They are all executed, and Cuamea sees his beloved lady Death gathering their souls. At the end of the war...

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