Re: Le Ceiba Evening

everydaymick <everydaymick@...>

> > "Get me to th' ship," she whispered to Abraham, "Ive
> > somethin' tae tell
> > ye..."
> >
> There are a lot of people out on the streets. Many are carrying buckets and almost all of them are headed in the direction of the fire. Some look grim and determined to battle this threat to their homes. Others, perhaps with less to lose, seem excited at the prospect of a break in the monotony of their daily existence.
> There is a notable absence of soldiers or guards in the streets.
> No one approaches Cygni and Abraham on their way to the ship.

Making haste, Abraham steers Cygni back to where the Alida is moored.  "I pray this fire will not threaten the Alida," he says in a normal tone as he escorts his companion back.

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