The Incas called themselves the Children of the Sun. They began as a small mountain tribe and then built an empire on conquest.
In the fall of 1532, Francisco Pizarro and 200 Spanish soldiers climbed high into the
The Spaniards agreed, collected the gold, and then offered the emperor a choice: He could burn at the stake as a heathen, or convert to Christianity and be garroted. Atahualpa chose the less painful death. Four months later the Spanish murdered Atahualpa.
But the Spaniards' lust for gold proved a curse. They squabbled among themselves and few made it home to
An Inca General named Rumiñahui fled the marauding Spanish and took with him a large share of the ransom he had been collecting for his King. He disappeared into the remote mountainous region of
Since Ruminahui's disappearance, generations of adventurers have sought Atahualpa's gold. As if gripped by a vengeful curse, the mountains of the Llanganati have refused to surrender this gold, punishing those who would have it with the spite of a broken race.
Kemo D. (a.k.a. no.7)