Of course I had lots of questions for Elijah. But he would not answer any of them. He said we needed to save our breath.
We headed north on the far side of the river course and walked all night. I kept my peace and my questions to myself.
We took a roundabout route to the place he had stashed the Captain and Tomas.
With the new day came a new excuse about answering my questions. Elijah thought it best to wait until we rejoined our friends. He didn’t want to retell it over and over.
They had seen the aerial display as it happened and asked my burning question – why not destroy the army too?
His answer – “Not yet.”