This sequel to Enchanted Runner can stand on its own, and the carefully researched details of Kendall's time with the Acoma, the snake dance, and the battle with the conquistadors
in 1599 (further explained in an Author's Note at the end) will captivate readers who like historical fiction, gruesome details of violent deaths and amputations notwithstanding.
Don Hernan Cortes first tasted cacao or 'Xocolatl' (coined by the Aztecs), later renamed 'Chocolatl' (Chocol = hot + atl = water) by the Spaniards, when Emperor Montezuma entertained conquistadors
in the early 1520s.
The study of New World cultures by conquistadors
begins with Fray Ramon Pane, who following orders from Admiral Christopher Columbus, learned the native languages of the island of Hispaniola .
A Vargas was among the handful of conquistadors
who set eyes on Atahualpa, the last emperor of the Incas, as he was drinking chicha, a corn-based liquor, from a skull.
Santoro was holding Munoz down on the mat with his legs wrapped around the Conquistador
standout with time expiring and a 2-2 tie.
have proven the doubters, including themselves, wrong.
Lopez, who graduated from Campbell Hall of North Hollywood in 1994 and played for Santa Clara before playing professionally overseas, wasn't quite sure what to expect from the Conquistadors
when he took over last summer.
have beaten the Highlanders for the title the past two seasons and in Steinberg's freshman year, Granada Hills lost to Palisades.
Host Michael Wood imparts these stories while retracing the steps of the Spanish conquistadors
- whether in the remotest rainforest or in areas that have become thriving cities today - and he explores some absolutely gorgeous South American terrain.
Longtime former coach Mike Maio returned to coach the Conquistadors
in their 4-1 loss to the Chancellors in Chatsworth.
defeated the Highlanders 73-59 to notch their third victory of the season over their West Valley League rivals.
Eighth-seeded San Fernando (11-8-1) threatened a few more times in the second half, but the Conquistadors
controlled most of the period with their speed and passing.