The Ministry must investigate why DNA recovered from El Cid's 1099 tomb doesn't match a sample taken from the man's young self in 1053, but Julián isn't allowed to join his companions because of his recent unauthorized actions.
Did You Know?
Ambrosio Spinola (a XVI Century spanish warrior) shouts the famous Die Hard line "Yippee ky-yay Motherf*ckers" in an old spanish adapted way (Yippee ky-yay Hideputas). This is not just a reference to the Die Hard saga, but also it's a meta-referential joke for the spanish audience. Ramón Langa, the voice actor playing the role of Spinola, is also the famous "voice" of Bruce Willis in Spain since the early 80's. See more
The opening scene shows El Cid fighting in Valencia in 1079, but El Cid actually did not begin his eastern exile until 1080, and did not come near Valencia before 1087. In 1079 he would be on a mission to the king of Seville (then tributary of Castile). See more
Yes, I made the mistake of reading in the books how my life ended, bankrupt and vilified. That is how Spain treats its heroes. That is what I have learned since I work at the Ministry. Do you know what my last words to my son were? Honor and reputation. I left this world without both things.
References The Terminator