It's been a year, Emiliano and Paquita are thinking about leaving Salas de los Infantes.
Whoever knows their motives, but Emiliano feels that his future is not in the small provincial town. He knows Madrid, has been in the capital as a soldier and knows that nothing compares to live in that city.
Paquita has also been to Madrid before the civil war, so much fun living with some guys, and against his will had to go back to a small village in the province of Burgos named Gayangos. It is the village where her mother, where she and all her siblings were born, but do not want to spend his life in a small town never live.
marriage agrees to sell what they own and move to Madrid Salas.
Emiliano presented to a competition for mailman in the capital, Madrid, and approved. You have to go meant there asap and do not have a home for his wife and daughter, which Paquita returns to his village pregnant again Gayangos and expected due another baby before meeting Emiliano Madrid.
they are difficult times in the a lot of cheap labor is needed to rebuild a country in ruins in fear of being invaded by the German army is on the French border north of the Pyrenees.
Guardia Civil and Policia militiamen and Republicans seeking guerrillas fled to the mountain by fear of reprisals. Some others hid in authentic hideouts inside their homes for fear of being shot, and lived in hiding for years without anyone apart from their children or women knew they were alive.
Emiliano comes to Madrid and began his work as a postman, while Paquita Gayangos waiting for her daughter, will be a girl, born and to be reunited with her husband in the capital.
9 April 1942 Esther was born in the village of Gayangos, Burgos, and called her sponsor, a niece the mother is the one who carried the baptismal font.
Emiliano birth of his daughter in Gayangos lost and patiently waits for the family can gather in an apartment previously rented to encounter on the street Watch the Rio Part near the trail old Hapsburg Madrid.
's a penthouse and makes a heat of living hell in the summer.
When the family finally small Paquita meets can not resist the heat and poor breeding lies on the ground all to long looking for some freshness.
useless Labor, Madrid is an oven in the summer and there is nothing that can alleviate some close to forty degrees in July and August temperatures.