[EEUSG] Post-Shining Path Peru
The border between Bolivia and Peru had changed hands. Bolivian soldiers have occupied parts of what used to be the People's Republic of Peru; I have been frisked by soldiers at once. With my definitely fake Paraguayan passport, I was frisked by a Bolivian colonel, who spoke several indigenous languages fluently, and asked me about why I am going to Peru. I said it was for a book, and suddenly, the colonel invited me to his office near the border crossing.
"Actually, I am from a different dimension," I said to the colonel in Guarani. My Guarani has been rusting, and though I speak Spanish like any person from my place in most timelines, the colonel doubted if I was an escapee from a mental asylum. But then he relented.
"Oh, come on, if I can believe in spirits, then I can believe in time-travelers, am I right?" the colonel named Isaac Marquez then chewed what appeared to be coca leaves.
"Sort of. More of a parallel dimension," I replied. "I guess the situation in Peru has not improved?