BC: Payton Otterman World Geography and Culture 7th Period- GMS
FC: My Life as an Inca Child 1529
1: My name is Ilyapa. I'm a girl living in the Incan village in 1529. Nothing has ever happened that was so interesting in my life until today when these strange men came wearing this hard, shiny stuff. They rode these scary things that are really tall and could could probably kill someone. I think that they were called "horses", if rumor is correct. Well, people say that the man in charge of this is named Francisco Pizarro, a very good person.
2: Today I was tending to the llamas and I witnessed a horrible event: the men with Pizarro had those scary horses, and these murderous weapons called guns. They were killing machines. Even worse, everyone who was there didn't survive the attack. I can only pray to the gods that Mama and Papa survived.
3: Mama and Papa are fine. They told me the real story to what happened yesterday. There was a procession to watch King Atahualpa properly greet Pizarro. When they got all the way to the town square, Pizarro handed Atahualpa this strange-looking object. Atahualpa put it up to his ear. It didn't speak, so in confusion, he thought that it was worthless. He threw it to the ground, and Pizarro lead his men to attack. That was the horrible sight I saw yesterday.
4: Atahualpa was supposed to be saved today. we gave Pizzaro all of our gold He said that he would let Atahualpa go, but instead, he killed him and melted our 48,000 pounds of gold. I can tell that he just wants us to fail so he can take over our gorgeous kingdom.
5: I can tell that I'm about to die. It's obvious. I have these crazy bumps all over my body. My family can tell that too. In order to save my people that love me so dearly, I have decided to run away. I know I won't get too far before I fall but that will increase the chance of survival with in the village. Good-bye, world. If our empire falls, and this is found, please do not destroy it. It tells of the cruelty of the evil men who kill for no reason.