By Diana L. Paxson
Marion Zimmer Bradley's loved Avalon saga keeps with the dramatic tale of the ancestors of Avalon, from their lifestyles at the doomed island of Atlantis to their break out to the mist-shrouded isle of england.
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We all stood there stunned as Jorge was led away into the darkness. ” I whispered to Papí as the uniformed soldiers disappeared. The happiness and merriment of the moment before had been replaced by a sudden quiet fear. Papí shook his head, his face strained with worry. ” I asked. Again Papí shook his head. “I don’t know. ” Papí had told me about the co-op men, ordinary farmers like himself who were banding together with a common voice to get a good price for their crops. As it was, the Indios from the cantóns had to carry their crops for three or four hours to market.
Though he was shy, I knew Antonio was proud of me. “You are the first sister of mine to have a quinceañera,” he kept saying. My brother Lester was thirteen and the laziest of our family. He also was the most impulsive and short-tempered. ” I knew Lester’s voice held not one grain of sincerity. Lester always disappeared at the first hint of work. Two days before the celebration, Jorge needed help butchering the pig that Uncle Raphael gave us. He found Lester throwing corn husks at the dogs. ” he asked.
Papí unfolded the bundled shawl from his back and prepared for the giving of thanks. In front of the largest cave, he lit a large bundle of colored candles bound together so that they would burn as one on the ground. Then he lit small balls of the pine resin, trementina, in a bucket and added incense. He swung the smoking bucket in front of the flaming candles and voiced his thanks for hours. I sat quietly beneath a nearby tree and listened to every hypnotic word he spoke in our Indio language of Quiché.