That day Nazar Santiago got up early, go to expect the ship to welcome the bishop, had not slept well due to drunkenness, dressed in White the situation warranted.
His mother Placida resting on a hammock and watched his son thought he had
inherited instinct of her late husband.
The cook Victoria Guzman was in the kitchen, her daughter Divina Flor also served coffee
Santiago Nazar and nothing said about a message that had been put under the door where they were going who warned to kill.
Victoria and God knew they wanted to kill Santiago, but said nothing kept
grudge against the family and wanted to kill him.
At six James left his house, he saw the debris of last night''s wedding,
twins Pablo and Pedro Vicario were asleep in the shop after Clotilde
drunk wedding, waiting for Nazar to kill Santiago when Santiago
they passed in front of the ship''s waking to the sound of the trumpet, the night before, Bayardo San Román, Angela Vicario had been returned because
found that there was a virgin.
Shortly after, three in the morning, the twins returned home Vicario called urgently by
mother, Angela Vicario found lying face down, mortified to death and face dwelling, the twins asked him who did? And Angela Vicario said: Santiago Nazar. He told them he could remember, took her hand and beat with the other.
Twins went to the house of Father Amador, put on the huge knives
the table, were full of blood and exhausted by the work of killing
Santiago Nazar wanted forgiveness, but the father told them he would get only
that of God, not men.
The twins arrived at the shop 4:100 Clotilde
called aguardiente, Clotilde asked if he had seen light in the room
I was in Santiago, Clotilde said no, and asked why, the
twins answered that to kill him. Clotilde''s husband went to dicrselo
Who said they were drunk.
Colonel Aponte; mayor told his wife that he had returned to Angela, in
the way she met people who said the twins believed to kill Santiago, the
found Clotilde store them removed the knife and sent them to sleep.
Soon while the twins back new knives large leaves and rusty.
Santiago Nazar received seven mortal wounds that left the liver and kidneys,
six also had minor injuries to his arms and two slits in the thighs, the
Vicario brothers were locked in jail, stayed three years in prison because they had to turn off the security acquitted.
Comments: The novel starts out with final.Gabriel Garcia Marquez novel perfecta.estructuralmente considered compared to Oedipus Rex.