Elam brought back a message from Sy for his parents. It was a heartfelt plea. It has decided the father to send his wife with the next group. She would prefer to make the journey some time later before the twenty five days elapse, but she has agreed to go tomorrow.
I wonder if Sy’s father will ever leave.
When we arrived at the administration building, there was not a soul anywhere. But this time the doors were unlocked. So we entered.
It was an expansive area, designed to intimidate.
We approached the only occupant, a man of formidable size. Elijah asked to speak to the city ruler. He blanched on seeing us, and begged us to leave.