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Don Quixote is a mid-century woman of La Mancha who reads one too many books of chivalry and decides to become a knight. He polishes an old suit of armorthat requires a mischievous peasant named Sancho Panza as his squire, and puts out to the world to do good deeds in the name of his ladylove, Dulcinea. To the dismay of friends by his village, he's got dozens of hapless experiences: He rescues offenders, defends the feeble, and reunites older loves. He struggles enemy knights and soldiers. His only difficulty is that he often gets things wrong, mistaking strangers to get enemies, falling off his horse, and being defeated by mule-drivers. He blames every setback about the magic of an evil enchanter he thinks to be his own nemesis. Everywhere he goes, Don Quixote sees that the everyday as the mythical: He also confuses inns for castles, windmills for giants, along with prostitutes for princesses. These misperceptions often make him the butt of other people's jokes: A duke and a duchess play elaborate tricks on him and even Sancho Panza and his buddies the barber and the priest attempt to deceive him for his own good from time to time. But just as frequently, Don Quixote's vision of the world maintains itself from the lives of those around him, and those who start by clutching him finish by imitating him. A young student named Sampson Carrasco first poses as the Knight of Mirrors and will fight Don Quixote as a jest, but when he loses, he dedicates himself to revenge and becomes the Knight of the White Moon, that will...