Disease of the Heart

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“I have a disease of the heart that can be cured only by gold.”


Hernán Cortés

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Disease of the Heart is a one-page playset for John Keyworth’s game-in-development Intrepid Histories:

Disease of the Heart

Gazing on such wonderful sights, we did not know what to say, or whether what appeared before us was real, for on one side, on the land, there were great cities, and in the lake ever so many more, and the lake itself was crowded with canoes, and in the Causeway were many bridges at intervals, and in front of us stood the great City of Mexico, and we – we did not number four hundred soldiers!


Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Conquistador