Aztecs start to build their capital, Tenochtitilan
Montezuma, the Aztec Emperor and his people are filled with a sense of foreboding as they take witness to many bad omens
Cortes defies the Cuban governor, Velasquez and sails to Yucatan
After defying the governor of Cuba Diego Velasquez, Cortes arrives on Potonchan and meets Malinche who speaks Mayan and Nahuatl allowing Cortes to communicate with the Aztecs
Cortes continues to sail and arrives on the Isle of Sacrifices. There he is met by Teudile, a steward of the Aztec Emperor Montezuma and under Montezuma´s orders Cortes was showered with gifts.
Cortes shows Teudile and his men the strength of his cavalry and his cannons that left Teudile and his men trembling in fear