from out of the military compound, he suddenly finds his activity catapulting him to the status of the most wanted spy
in all of Cuba. Realizing this, the men responsible for his training accelerate their program, testing him to the utmost limits of human psychological endurance. Compelled by these circumstances as well as those of his daily secret life to mature quickly, he develops a relationship with a childhood friend, Yaneba, deeper than convention would strictly allow for their age. The accelerated training steadied his nerves when Che
his most trustworthy man, merely based on the wildest of suspicions, splattering the youth with the brains and blood of the unfortunate man and stinging his face with shards of skull.
By an odd twist of destiny, he is with Guevara during an assassination attempt, and instinctively saves the Argentine’s life. This deepens and cements the relationship Che desires with the impressive young man, and either by Guevara’s side or as a direct consequence of his association with the man, young Julio Antonio witnesses some truly revolting things: black market harvesting of organs of those executed by the firing squads, the secret construction of nuclear submarine and missile bases, and the sinister plans to sever the close ties between the Cuban people and the United States by sacrificing thousands of civilian lives by destroying a ship in the Port of Havana.