Discovered a citizen of the village today. In the third dwelling we checked. An elderly woman. She confirmed to us that she is the sole remaining tenant here. She knows little beyond
A month ago people were moving in both directions. Everyone was trying to convince her to come with them. She felt that they all had convincing arguments. For both choices. And that’s what confused her – she couldn’t make up her mind and by default decided to stay put.
Lyle has been talking with her all day to persuade her to come with us.
To no avail. She won’t budge. She believes she’s too old for any new adventures.
On the plus side we’ve traded for foodstuffs with her.