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tell them not to kill me
Updated: 4/1/2019
tell them not to kill me
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  • No, I don't feel like going. Because if I do they’ll know I’m your son. If I keep bothering them they’ll end up knowing who I am and will decide to shoot me too. Better leave things the way they are now
  • Tell them not to kill me, Justino! Go on and tell them that. For God’s sake! Tell them please for God’s sake
  • Juvencio stabs Don Lupe for killing his yearling.  Don Lupe killed Juvencio's yearling because Juvencio's animals kept crossing on Don Lupe's property
  • Guadalupe Terreros was my father. When I grew up and looked for him they told me he was dead. It’s hard to grow up knowing that the thing we have to hang on to to take roots from is dead. That’s what happened to us
  • Don Lupe? Yes. Tell him that I knew him. He’s dead
  • Later on I learned that he was killed by being hacked first with a machete and then an ox goad stuck in his belly. They told me he lasted more than two days and that when they found him, lying in an arroyo, he was still in agony and begging that his family be taken care of.
  • Take him and tie him up awhile, so he’ll suffer, and then shoot him!
  • Juvencio pleads to the Colonel that his men shouldn't kill him. That he is old, been punished enough. However, the Colonel doesn't spare him mercy. He offers him a drink so when they shoot him, he won't feel pain.
  • Your daughter-in-law and grandchildren will miss you. hey’ll look at your face and won’t believe it’s you. They’ll think the coyote has been eating on you when they see your face full of holes from all those bullets they shot at you
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