The Challenge Characters

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Briceño

Briceño is one of the young men in the central group of friends in the story. He speaks his mind, such as when he announces that he thinks the Gimp will kill Justo in the fight. When he sees Justo, however, he expresses nothing but confidence in Justo's ability to win the fight.

Chunga

Chunga is one of the Gimp's supporters. He is the one responsible for checking Justo's weapon to be sure it is acceptable.

Julian Huertas

Julian is the story's narrator. He is levelheaded, loyal, and trustworthy. He is the man on Justo's side who is given the responsibility of looking over the Gimp's weapon to be sure it is acceptable. Julian is married and has a son, but little is said about his relationship with his family. Julian is not afraid of the Gimp or his friends. When Chalupas speaks to...

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