What we had long expected came to pass today. An army unit, perhaps a relief column, appeared on the road leading up to the redoubt.
Elijah decided it was time to leave. And time for us to part company.
Sy and Reuben with their men set out for the heights. From there they will trace their way back to the hiding place. On Elijah’s order Mawuli was placed in their hands. And they had to bodily restrain him.
Elijah and I took to the road that goes over the stone bridge, accompanied by Tomas and the Captain.
I have a strong feeling that we shall continue on to Babylon. Poor Mr. Kagi has been much in my thoughts of late.