The practice of ’god-eating’-that is, Holy Communion-was borrowed from the Aztecs.
Christian art never portrays God as the hawk sun god, or as an Aztec, or as anything weird.
There are no more uses of "Aztec Empire" in the book.
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The Aztecs sacrificed thousands of people each year.
Gabby wanted someplace relaxing, and they spent hours lying in the sun and eating well; he wanted a bit more adventure, so she learned to scuba dive and joined him on a day trip to see the nearby Aztec ruins.