Baldo and his older brother Leon were both waiting for the arrival of their visitor riding the carretela. Seeing his brother's wife, Baldo was easily taken away by the beauty of the woman from city as he narrates their journey to Nagrebcan. The idea of meeting with Leon's parents for the first time made Maria a bit anxious. But along their way home, Maria discovered the peculiarities of the life in Nagrebcan as opposed to their life in the city where she met and fell in love with Leon. Summary:
Maria was the first one introduced in the story - the wife of the main character Leon. She first noticed Baldo, the brother of Leon; then Labang was introduced, the family bull.
On the way, Maria expressed her fear - that their father might not like her.
Leon explained to Maria that their father is the mildest-tempered, gentlest man he knew.
When they got home, their father did not welcome them. He was said to be in his room; “his leg is bothering him again.” Baldo saw his mother and sister Aurelia and Maria in the kitchen who seemed like crying. His father removed the roll of tobacco in his mouth when he saw Baldo and started... [continues] "How My Brother Leon Brought...