To free his people, a masked rider goes to war against an empire in this swashbuckling adventure story In the untamed wilds of California, evil reigns at the mission of Los Angeles. A sinister governor grinds his subjects beneath his boot, bleeding them dry for the sake of the Spanish crown. Only one man dares challenge him. By day, Don Diego Vega is a debonair playboy known for his devil-may-care attitude. But by night, he dons a black mask and a black cape, and fights in the name of justice. When he bests his enemies, he carves a Z in their cheek: the mark of Zorro. The inspiration for countless films, comic books, and stories, The Mark of Zorro is one of the great action novels of all time. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.