After comparing notes on the entity known as “Chort” The 1st SET settles into watches. Steelbrok uses the downtime to examine the night sky. While he has no idea where they are he pinpoints enough markers in the sky to know they are still on earth and in a similar time frame to when they left. All the stars in the sky are odd and out of position, leaving him to believe they are in the Eastern Hemisphere.
In the morning, the radio antenna comes to life, and the team can quickly pinpoint the source of the transmission. A group of hover cycles are speeding along the snow in front of a column of large tracked vehicles. It is a sizable armored force similar to a small mercenary outfit or Coalition platoon.
The farmhouse door opens and the man comes out, along with what appears to be his large extended family. Some of the children stare agape at the marvelous Glitter Boy and the ferocious dragon. The man speaks, and after some magic from the group, they can understand him.
”There are the Warlords men. Warlord Sokolov protects us but he is also a danger,” when he says this his wife shushings him as if someone will hear and harm them. ”They will suspect you are spies. I have already said that you saved me from a demon intruder, this means they will not kill you where you stand - unless you provoke them.”