- Damien was in front of me suddenly. He looked seriously down at me and I felt the calm radiate from him.
- "Let us find out what is going on," he said softly. "If we need to, we will take a loaded transport and live in the caverns by the Barnas compound. Rue's family has made strong weapons, we will defend our family."
- I took a deep breath and relaxed myself. Panicking only distracted from the necessary conversation. If I hadn't flipped out this morning I could have gotten more information from Tosu. This was a time for a level head.