We left the redoubt, but did not leave the area. Here, at day’s end, we still await a sign. So, we set up a camp with the intent to stay until we do.
We can see activity down on the plain, but Elam tells us that it is only minimal. And he is sure it can mean that more are operating beyond the rear guard well beyond our field of view.
Sy concurred and added that he expected to see more troops being moved up from Damascus soon.
Mei asked if that might be the sign we are awaiting.
The Captain weighed in and said he was sure that it would be something else, something dramatic and unmistakable at once.