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M.P. Ossa eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Demetrio Macias is a member of a band of revolutionaries who fight to rid Mexico of the oppression of the Federales during the Mexican revolutionary war of 1910. Macias is a rancher who has a earned a reputation for bravery during the many confrontations with the Federales. At the end of the book Macias is in a desperate battle for his life of which there appears no escape. However rather than confirming Macias death the author leaves us with a vision of Demetrio Macias still fighting for his life and cause. Though it is highly probable that he does get killed, the author leaves it up to us to decide.

babekc | Student

i took it as yes he died only because the book said "eternal glance" and when you die you are forever looking up at the sky.