Mei came all the way from the front, back to talk to Elijah and me. Sadness tinged her countenance, but she spoke with resolve.
She was certain that the forces of the world government must be looking for us, and was puzzled how they could miss such a large group since there were only four roads for them to check, leading out of the now dead city.
And so she put her questions- was Elijah responsible for this? And was this something she should know how to do?
I was taken aback. Not for the questions themselves. But for the fact that she had an intimation of what will be required of her in the future.
Elijah took her aside.