“Phone home…” is all that he said. It sounded important, so we offered our help.
Others wanted to stop us. I couldn’t understand why they thought as they did…but understanding lacks value when facing adversity. So we adversed, through land and air and sea—two opposing sides competing for two opposing goals. And in the end, we won. We won, and they lost, and all was well in all the lands.
Until he returned. Angry and vengeful and flanked by his peers.
I now understand why they wanted to stop us.