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The heat soon brought its own misery: the chafe of rotting clothes and the unbearable itch of unwashed bodies. They were tortured by lice, by mysterious rashes, by abscesses and pimples that covered their buttocks, their groins, their backs. Some were scarred by smallpox, others with poorly healed wounds. They had grown listless and numb, except for the buzz of anger deep in their brains. The ponies and mules suffered, too. White worms bored into their withers and their backs were covered with sores that oozed and spread each evening when the blankets were removed.
It was easy to think that way. After years of civil war, the Mexican countryside was bleak and empty. Fields lay fallow and small shops and stores had been looted so often that the shelves were bare. There was no food, no medicine, no clothing. Curtains, carpets, and even the green cloth that covered pool tables had been ripped up and fashioned into clothing. When that was gone, the people had covered themselves with corn sheaves and string. Thousands were dying from tifus—typhus. Starvation was claiming an even greater number of lives.
Villa had let some of them go with his blessing, but others he had killed himself. He could tolerate almost anything but betrayal. Maud had lived in Mexico long enough to have heard the many stories recounting Villa’s military victories, his courage, his appeal to women. The peasants who thronged to his side had many names for him: gorra gacha—slouch hat; el centauro del norte—the centaur of the north; el jaguar indomado—the untamed jaguar; la fiera—the wild beast. Maud sensed immediately the crouching, unpredictable energy from which the latter names were drawn.