History > Conquest of Mexico > Cortés & Moctezuma > Moctezuma imprisoned
The soul! Ah, and did she not too have her savage and traitorous Tlaxcalans, her Cortez and her noches tristes, and, sitting within her innermost citadel in chains, drinking chocolate, her pale Moctezuma?UTV, 287-88.

A drawing of Moctezuma, shown as Cortés' prisoner, from the Codex Fiorentino, Biblioteca Nacional, Florence; reproduced in Karl E. Meyer, Teotihuacán, 112.