Monday, March 1, 2010
Front Rank Spanish Guerrilla Leader
Here we have the renowned bandit and guerrilla leader, Tuco Benedicto Pacifico Juan Maria Ramirez. When Wellington sought him out in his mountain lair to assist in fighting the French, Tuco famously replied, "So, that's why you came to Tuco. It doesn't matter, I'll kill them all."
His jacket is a war spoil from a vanquished French Chasseur officer. Do not ask for the gory details of the valiant Frenchman's demise. The jacket itself is devoid of elaborate braiding and most of the lace - Tuco is a man of the people you must understand. His loyal band of followers, although few in number and lacking skills in musketry, are nevertheless eager and confident - when thing go well