“Do you think that was a random patrol?” Clara asked.
Evelyn nodded and confirmed her hunch. Their opponent did not know where Clara was, or even if she was alive. However, when a patrol failed to report back, that might narrow their search.
“They took a big risk coming after us,” Evelyn said. “This requires we respond in kind.”
With those words, another piece of the puzzle fell into place. Evelyn had mentioned being at odds with others of her kind. However, retaliation meant this was not a mild disagreement… They are at war.