- The Commander of the imperial forces Babida and his henchman Baba had planned and built a bridge over the river in Okunde's west gate to set up the giant bird.
- The infrastructure was ready for use. However, what the woodsman and his aide-de-camp had not anticipated was that the men in uniform would be tired at the end of the construction and therefore would need some time to rest and recuperate the energy that they spent.
- And now they were in a dire situation. Babida the lumberjack had commissioned a commando to the forbidden mountain to tease and lure the beast to the village, which was now underway.