We have passed through areas of wholesale destruction off and on. But those spaces in between them were empty also. I am beginning to think that perhaps we should have stayed with the ship.
Elijah continuously moves forward unperturbed. Even the sight of mangled cattle whose carcasses we have to skirt around does not slow him down.
Then the sky brightened over the road ahead of us, and my spirits were buoyed.
At one point we were climbing out of a hollow and a great darkness was mounting in the sky behind us and rapidly overtaking the smiling skies to our front.
We stepped up the pace towards a line of rocky hills and there sheltered in a shallow cave.