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El Dorado – The City of Gold


Monica Rodriguez returns to her beloved home town, Cusco, Peru, to start her first job after graduating from university.  Peter Martin a young geology student gets an assignment from his university to help study the ancient tunnels underneath the Incan capital city of Cusco, Peru.  The two become entangled in a much larger plot that threatens more than just their lives.  As the summer project unfolds Peter becomes intrigued with the history of the conquest of Peru and the life of Francisco Pizarro.  Peter is enthralled with the Incan Culture and the golden treasure amassed by Pizarro during the conquest.   Francisco Pizarro was caught in a dilemma between his love for a beautiful Peruvian Princess and choosing his desire for fame, power, and riches.  These riches become the subject of interest for Peter in his modern day thoughts and scientific study.


Peter meets this gorgeous young Peruvian girl, Monica, that is Assistant Deputy Director of Tourism for the City of Cusco his first day in town.  The two young people are the targets of an extreme radical terrorist group and become kidnapped and held for ransom.  During their unfortunate experience they become acquainted and learn more about each other’s world.  Peter realizes that the terrorists aren’t really after a rich American kid, but this very special Peruvian beauty.  He was just in the wrong place at the wrong time, and it would prove to change the direction of his whole life.  This fictional history is really about their adventure together and if they can eventually overcome the differences between their modern day cultures that become entwined with the past.

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