Bless Me, Ultima is the story of Antonion Marez y Luna, a young man living in New Mexico just after the close of World War II. Antonio narrates the story of his youth from an older perspective, reflecting on his relationship with his mentor, Ultima, a midwife and virtuous witch. Tony faces crises of faith and identity as well as the terrors of black magic while learning at Ultima's side, eventually forming his own ideas separate from the Catholicism of his mother and the sensualism of his father.

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