It hadn't been long before the men returned to the house, her uncle foremost among them. He was bruised and battered, a line of blood running down his cheek. But he had an aura of triumph. The reason why soon became very clear. There's going to be a new guest in the house, a man, a member of the Raiders. He must be particularly important since her uncle was so pleased by his capture. Like everyone else standing in the hall, she tried to catch a glimpse of the prisoner.