We could not communicate with one another save through gestures and signs. Their weapons did most of the pointing.
After a few tense moments they seemed satisfied that we were not on a mission from their enemies which we took to be the army in the pass.
Thankfully they did not force us out into the night, but neither would they let us depart this morning.
The Captain had a sense they were waiting for someone else with the authority to make that decision.
Tomas went outside briefly with one of them and brought back news that the storm had passed.
Both Elijah and I sought to redeem the time in prayer. We were allowed use of the sleeping quarters.