Summary Of The Love Story Of Ocho Apellidos Vascos

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Ocho Apellidos Vascos is a quirky love story between Amaia and Anxton (whose actual name is Rafa). It begins in a Sevillan bar where a Basque woman is out with her friends. She’s very drunk and has obviously been having a pretty terrible time since her husband-to-be left her with a large sum of debt. An Andalusian man, Rafa, is on stage telling rude jokes about Basque women. The Basque woman, Amaia tells him off. They remove her from the bar, and then Amaia and Rafa go to his place in a fit of love- only for her to fall asleep. She slips out the next day, but leaves her purse behind- which sends Rafa on his journey to confess his love for her. Before he leaves to find Amaia- Rafa tries to call her father, Koldo, but the phone died. While on the bus to see Amaia, Rafa meets a woman named Merche. He pretends to be Basque due to his anxiety over how Basque people treat others. Merche knows he’s lying and they become brief friends until she gets off the bus. Rafa finally makes it to Amaia’s house and confesses his love to her, but ultimately gets rejected. He leaves and gets caught up in a dumpster fire, and is put in jail. While in jail, he meets some small time terrorists and pretends to be one too. He calls Amaia and she ignores his pleas until she receives a phone call from her father who was elated to hear from her after not speaking in 6 years. However, the phone call her father initially got, was actually from Rafa. Koldo is excited and instantly offers to pay for the
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