by T E Taylor
Carlos Almanzor has been the ruler of his country for 37 years. Now in his seventies, he is seeing enemies around every corner. With good reason: his Vice-President, Manuel Jimenez, though outwardly loyal, is burning with frustration at his subordinate position.
Meanwhile, Carlos’ estranged, imprisoned wife Juanita recalls the revolution that brought him to power, and how he changed over time.