Mayatenango is a fictional historical novel that takes place during the civil war in Central America in the 1980's. As a young and intrepid reporter, Marco Julio Carrasco, is whirled by the winds of fate to the land of the Mayas. A tropical paradise in the mist of a civil war. The novel reflects the painful journey forced upon this young man who is made to choose between good and evil. His future prophesized by a witch, a mayan priest and an opressed people, all who believed he had been their prince during the Spanish conquest of the Mayas. They, the people of Corn, have waited over five hundred years for him to deliver them from this Season of Darkness. Powerful magic and dark forces converge on his quiet life. He encounters two women: one will change him forever, the other, guided by the powers of the underworld, will cause his destruction. It is a dangerous configuration. Our hero comes face to face with a love that transcends time itself and unwittingly discovers that this love will be his biggest challenge. Marco Julio is compelled to travel to the underworld to rescue his beloved and face the many lives he has lived. He meets a Greek Goddess who knows the truth about their origin and has the answers on how to save his beloved from Hades himself. He realizes that they have been pawns in a struggle for their souls by the Greek gods trapped in the stars and in the underworld. Mayatenango is an insightful and profoundly caring novel and tells the story of one man who is destined to encounter a journey of great love and immense tragedy...Aguilar's empathy and insight will move you deeply.
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Published June 28, 2010
by Trafford Publishing.
Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction.