In chapter 10, Patria is grieving because she lost everything. Patria is trying to get her sisters, her husband, and son out of jail. But she manly wants her son Nelson out of jail. Patria's sister Margarita comes and gives her a letter from her sister in jail and she then packs a bag to send to them in jail. Patria finds out the SIM is bothering the churches when they have mass. Also Patria pays a visit to Captain Pena ti get Nelson out of jail but she has to make in a sancocho.