We passed the furthest point of our path that we were able to see from last night’s summit. But that has made little difference to our progress today, due to the fact of very few branching paths.
What did slow us down, however, was the time we halted to investigate the flash and rumble of conflict far to the south.
We presume that the army of the East and that of the North were at one another’s throats.
What rooted us in place so long was curiosity over what the army of the world government would do, whose lines of defense were then in view to the east of our position.
When they did not budge, Elijah urged us on.