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CHAPTER XX - Marriage by Quetzalcoatl

The soldiers woke and sat up. The breeze had died.
`The water is coming,' said Cipriano. `The rain?' said Kate.
`Yes -' and he pointed with his fine black finger, which was pale on the inside, to where black clouds were rushing up behind the mountains, and in another place farther off, great heavy banks were rising with strange suddenness. The air seemed to be knitting together overhead. Lightning flashed in various places, muffled thunder spoke far away.
Still the boat drifted. There was a smell of gasoline. The man pottered with the engine. The motor started again, only to stop again in a moment.
The man rolled up his trousers, and, to Kate's amazement, stepped into the lake, though they were a mile from the shore. The water was not up to his knees. They were on a bank. He slowly pushed the boat before him, wading in the silence.
`How deep is the lake farther in?' asked Kate.
`There, Senorita, where the birds with the white breasts are swimming, it is eight and a half metres,' he said, pointing as he waded.
`We must make haste,' said Cipriano. `Yes, Excellency!'
The man stepped in again, with his long, handsome brown legs. The motor spluttered. They were under way, running fast. A new chill wind was springing up.
But they rounded a bend, and saw ahead the flat promontory with the dark mango-trees, and the pale yellow upper story of the hacienda house of Jamiltepec rising above the trees. Palm-trees stood motionless, the bougainvillea hung in heavy sheets of magenta colour. Kate could see huts of peons among the trees, and women washing, kneeling on stones at the lake side where the stream ran in, and a big plantation of bananas just above.
A cool wind was spinning round in the heavens. Black clouds were filling up. Ramon came walking slowly down to the little harbour as they landed.
`The water is coming,' he said in Spanish.
`We are in time,' said Cinriano.

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