The melody renewed its hold on me upon waking. Not from within. Instead Tomas was whistling the tune while preparing something for us to eat.
I made no comment, but felt it held a good portent for the day ahead.
We arrived near the village in the afternoon. Actually it wasn’t a village. It was more like a large compound. There were multiple buildings but all contained by a low wall around its perimeter.
The Captain hung back, grumbling and making his disapproval known. But he was the first to recognize one of the inhabitants as he walked across the courtyard of the compound.
And the Raj twin G also was surprised to see us when moments later we entered.