"No it is not. But that's the way of things for most people. Our Captain got chosen because he was a union head, before, and he organized the trip. He's been alright so far. I don't know anything 'bout the Lords except rumors. Probably baseless rumors. But the rumors say they're coming after us in their own boat. And that they have guns. Just, like I said, that's rumors."
"Beth!" The scouts' leader calls out to her, "We've made a circuit and we're going to report back to the city now. You take the cans from those pallets and load them onto the sleds."
"Aye, Glen. Sure thing."
"And you, kid-"
As she turns away Beth shouts, "Her name's Mab!"
"Er. Right. Mab. Do you know any other potentially useful areas around here? We want to scavenge everything we can for the city."