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Only three months ago his handless body was exhumed from a mass grave there and returned to Cuba, where hero-worshippers can pay homage.
This idea has been addressed eloquently by poet Robert Penn Warren: "For if the hero is the embodiment of our ideals, the fulfillment of our secret needs, the image of the day-dream self, then to analyze [the hero] is likely to mean, in the end, an analysis of the hero-makers and the hero-worshippers, who are indeed, ourselves.
Sublet's selection of texts allows would-be hero-worshippers to remain in happy ignorance of many of Baybars' failures and acts of treachery - among them the execution of the Ayyubid prince al-Mughith after he had surrendered to safe conduct, the similar execution of the Templars of Safed, and the botched naval expedition against Cyprus.
It disappeared in the instant Mick Kinane switched Montjeu to the inside and sought a response-uneasy no doubt as he realised this wasn't the same awe-inspiring animal he'd grown used to, though his unease was still not evident to us hero-worshippers in the stand.