I have never showed it to anybody yet except to a drunken old Portuguese
trader who translated it for me, and had forgotten all about it by the next morning.
I first visited the forest in which these Planariae were found, in company with an old Portuguese
priest who took me out to hunt with him.
She asked an old Portuguese
woman gathering driftwood.
Moreover, if the duration of the old Portuguese
empire was only achieved through the successive protection of the centuries-old Anglo-Portuguese alliance and more recently, under the Salazar regime, the US and NATO, small democratic Portugal would not be able to break ranks with Western diplomacy even if it wanted to.