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Recap / Archer S 5 E 10 Archer Vice Palace Intrigue Part I

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The ISIS Cartel go to the Central American country of San Marcos, ruled by Gustavo Calderon, to sell the newly acquired weaponry previously received from Slater.

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  • The Caligula: Calderon is arrogant, domineering, abusive and shamelessly exploits the impoverished people of San Marcos to fund his many expensive hobbies and interests. His position as "president" is also hereditary, having been held by his family for generations.
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  • Fan Boy: Gustavo Calderon has an eclectic range of interests, all of which cost insane sums of money. This includes wines belonging to historical figures, often incomprehensible artworks, a massive car collection and Cherlene. He also claims a great deal of knowledge of U.S. history to justify his actions, but many of his comparisons are dubious at best.


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