Episode 7 – Swan Song

Cortes splits his force to deal with Pamfilo de Narvaez, sent by Governor Velasquez to take over his expedition and hang him. He triumphs, only to receive word of an unfolding disaster back in Tenochtitlan. A Spanish atrocity had ocurred, and now the Aztecs were clamoring for vengeance. Montezuma dies, and the Spaniards are ejected from Tenochtilan on “The Melancholy Night” with severe losses. The Spaniards manage to stumble back to Tlaxcala to recover from this defeat. Now, just a month later, their armies march again…