Nassau, The Bahamas
St. Thomas, Virgin Islands (USA)
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Chapter 6.TERRORISM STRIKES THE UNITED STATES
September 11, 2001
“To justify an unjustifiable abominable atrocity”
Truths about “G. W. Bush and the Long War”
“I share the pragmatic sentiment of the United States”
There are four very special women in my life: my sisters Delia, Dorita, Lydia and Esterita.
From the beginning, God arranged that I would be the only brother born between them, for the order of our
dawn to life was evident: two brothers, two sisters, then me, two sisters and a brother.
While small, I determined to defend myself from them, though never with evil intent, through lively
mischief, particularly pulling their hair.
Now as an adult, I here resolve to show them my great affection and still greater esteem: to them I dedicate
this book, the second sequel of my autobiography.
By Héctor Blanco Terán
The content of this book, which its author entitles Odyssey Fulfilled, so penetrates one’s heart, that it
submerges the reader into an unmanageable eager desire to continue devouring its pages once the reading
There are two clearly distinguishable parts to the book. It seems as if the author intends to show a before
and an after, the transition of a century into another. The line of demarcation of their borders lies at the very
heart of its plot. It consists of a tight, precise, almost philosophical presentation of his book Odyssey
Resumed and an article in defense of some moral convictions, where no doubt is left as to his stand on the
September 11 terrorist attack on the city of New York. And, of course, a lesson of commonsense ethic in
the face of such topics as councilwoman Nevenka’s sexual harassment accusation against Mayor Ismael of
Ponferrada. These are, definitely, passages that stand out to reveal and well define, dear reader, the true
soul of the author.