Meet Carol Garza

Here are some key facts about one of the protagonists of the Garza Twins series. Name: Carolina “Carol” Garza Birthday: August 10 Aztec day sign: Ce Ocelotl or “One Jaguar.” Note, however, that the twins were baptized on August 26, which falls under the sign Nahui Izcuintli or “Four Dog,”…

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Meet Johnny Garza

Here are some key facts about one of the protagonists of the Garza Twins series. Name: Juan Ángel “Johnny” Garza Birthday: August 10 Aztec day sign: Ce Ocelotl or “One Jaguar” Home town: Donna, Texas Interests: electronica music, old cartoons and comics, video games, architecture, social justice, drawing Play list:…

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Glossary for The Smoking Mirror

Here is a list of mythological characters, objects, places and concepts mentioned or featured in The Smoking Mirror. Acolmiztli—A black puma who leads the Balamija in the second level of Mictlan Ahuiateteo—Gods of vice and excess. ahuitzotl—(pl. ahuitzomeh) “Water dog,” a sort of magical aquatic creature with a hand at…

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