The dust of many a mile had coated our limbs by our arrival before the walls of this port city. And like we found its sister port on the mainland behind us, no gates were open. And no one presented themselves to greet us or send us away.
Elijah set our immediate agenda. We washed off in a public fountain outside a closed gate. Then we proceeded to skirt around to the nearest point from which to view the harbor.
He judged the day too far spent to allow us time to trek around to the far side of the city. So we set up camp and built a larger than usual fire.
Perhaps they will come out to us.