The House of the Scorpion

The House of the Scorpion

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  • Conflict
  •                                            Rising Action
  • Rising Action
  • El Patrón has been making lots of clones for years, and has using them for tansplant so that he could live for a very long time. Unfortantly for Matt, he is one of El Patrón's clone. Matt has gotten attached to El Patrón, and would not betray him. 
  • Climax
  • El Patrón has given Matt to Celia to take care of him when he was still a baby/child. Celia is one of the workers for El Patrón. El Patrón now wants him back, but he still wants Celia to wach him.
  • Falling Action
  • El Patrón is geting older and has been getting sick too. His heart is starting to fail after his transplant. He has made multiple clones and uses them for transplants. But Celia won't let him, she has been making him sick so that they won't kill him, but the time has come and El Patrón died. They don't need Matt any more, so they tell Tam Lin to kill him.
  • Resolution
  • Tam Lin helps Matt escape the big house instead and told him go to Aztlán, San Luis. They went to the oasis and Tam Lin supplied Matt with all the things he needed to survive on during his walk to San Luis. 
  • Matt runs away, going the way to Aztlán. Matt has to be carful to who he encounters, or else he will be killed. He climbes over a mountain and he can see Aztlán and the big house. 
  • Matt finaly makes it to Aztlán and meets alot of people. He meets Esperanza, Maria's mother. Matt got to see El Patrón's dragon hoard and later that night, he is determond to tear down the poppy feild with all the help from his friends.
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