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A man named Ventura Meléndez arrives in Montevideo, Uruguay during the chaos of the yellow fever epidemic of 1857, and Ventura, a priest who is torn between his love for God and his hatred for the white men who annihilated his people, establishes himself as a prophet and announces that the entire city will be destroyed.