We are going back to the desert. I had to argue with Keltar, but Hassim comes with me. We must pry our way into the cone, that building under the sand.
We rescued the were-leopard last night, and after he had roamed the city, he came to us, and told us many things. He will travel with us for a time, but for the moment he is lying low in a neighboring town.
The slavers are restless, making deals, scrabbling for money, taking lives and making others miserable.
Soon we will have to talk to Marie, and explain ourselves. We have learned much, interfered more than she would have wanted us to, and are planning more. I cannot deny that I am proud of our achievements.