A thrilling story of how illegitimate and illiterate Francisco de Pizarro with no prospect of fame or fortune left Spain at the age of 40 and went to New Castile.Francisco teamed with Diego de Almagro and Fr. Hernando de Luque to explore the unknown region to the south for gold. There they learned about the location of the Inca empire and its wealth.You will share in the suffering of the Conquista...
Paperback: 180 pages
Publisher: iUniverse (January 15, 2001)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 18080306
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ey battle hostile warriors and cross the Andes in their search for the city of gold. Sopa Inca Atahaualpa's warriors were massacred and he was captured. The Inca paid a vast ransom of gold and silver to obtain his freedom, yet he was executed. With a few soldiers and calvary, Francisco went on to conquer the vast, rich Inca empire. The King received his share of treasure and gave Francisco most of the honors and bequests. Almagro and Fr. Luque receive little reward. Francisco brought his overbearing brothers from Spain to share in the spoils and a conflict with Almagro developed.The story is told against a complex background of adventure and intrigue as the author paints a multicolored picture of unforgettable characters with varying beliefs and loyalties.