With Castro settled and growing, the Chilean grasp on Patagonia tightened. Eva Peron instantly regretted listening to her advisors and sending those colonists to the shores of the Caribbean.
She fell into one of her dark moods and retreated to her chambers. Everyone in her court lived under a cloud of anxiety. Who will she behead to exercise her foul temper?
A week later her chamber doors were open, her rooms empty. She was found waiting for her advisors at the head of the council table; a broad smile on her face and her eyes fixed with a steely thousand-yard stare. Once everyone took his or her seat, she spoke. “I have just read the most enlightening book from China,” she said.
Of Note: Argentine settler up north – that’s the one we saw in Part 4 - still has yet to settle.