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Chapter Seven

Chapter Synopsis

La Vampi is an orphan, her parents had gone searching for work and rode a bus south, which plunged off a cliff. Her grandmother raised her. Nayeli thinks about her father. A man’s man, he was the only cop in town. She reads the postcard he sent her – the last connection she has to her father in which he states “Everything passes”, a statement he used to say all the time. The Yul Brynner film festival is put on, playing two movies, Westworld, and The Magnificent Seven. The first movie plays and in the intermission Father François explains the plot of The Magnificent Seven. A group of brave peasants are sent to Los Yuanites to find seven gunmen to come to the border and help them fight to win back their town. After the movie Nayeli is inspired to find her own Magnificent Seven. She tells her friends and they agree to the plan. Late that night García-García shows up and Aunt Irma’s house and asks to stay there because the bandidos kicked him out of his.

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