Season of the Machete - April 30, 1980, Pages 1-30 Summary & Analysis

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April 30, 1980, Pages 1-30 Summary

The opening section is dated April 30, 1980, and details a murder on Turtle Bay. The section describes a beautiful beach, a pair of mercenaries called Kingfish Toone and the Cuban, and a wrecked schooner called the Isabella Anne. As two adolescents - a boy and a girl - run onto the beach, the Cuban and Kingfish discuss whether these could possibly be their targets. The Cuban waves in the direction of a green sedan, receiving two honks of the car's horn in return. Damian Rose is standing atop a hill with a rifle and shoots both teens as they lay on the beach. Then Kingfish and the Cuban hack the pair with machetes. As a final action, the Cuban drives the machete deep into the sand with a red wool cap on the handle. They then return to Damian Rose's...

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