Gil Perez: The Legend of the Mysteriously Transported Soldier (1593)

A Spanish soldier guarding the governor-general’s palace walls in Manila suddenly feels exhausted and decides to rest against the wall with his eyes closed for a bit. When he next opens his eyes, he is outside a different palace thousands of miles away in Mexico City.

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Music: “This House” and “Echoes of Time v2” by Kevin MacLeod (

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