The day was long and nervous, but the night was even worse. Dragonsbane called a halt. "Nish, get a fire going. Coldtower, you've got first watch, I'll take second. Addersley, you've got cooking duty. Coldtower, keep your eyes open, I can still smell those Barbarians. "
Kadis nodded. He wouldn't have been sleeping anyway, the weariness of the road was far outweighed by his anxiety of the unseen enemies in the forests. He pulled an oilcloth out of his pack and began nervously polishing the head of his hammer.