Adelantado Trilogy Book One. Feel what it’s like to be a pioneer in South America! Discover the secrets of the jungle! Find riches and glory with Adelantado! The storyline of Adelantado begins in Spain during the Age of Discovery. The Queen summons a brave and noble officer, Don Diego De Leon. She tells him about an expedition that was sent overseas to find gold for the crown. For a while, there has been no news from the adventurers. The Queen grants Diego the title of Adelantado – a governor and caretaker of the new lands. He is given a mission to find and, if possible, save, the lost expedition, as well as collect the much needed gold. One of the Queen’s ministers, knowing of Adelantado’s mission, wants all the fame and glory for himself. He hires a thug named Pablo Rodrigez to complete the mission first.