On the Road
In which Emissary Twelve appreciates flowers.
Even while Boss Surebleak stirs up trouble, life goes on. Somebody said, earlier in the book: that’s the only way to do it. You have to keeping planning for life After.
The calm contentment of Miri’s song is another sign that life goes on outside the bubble of haste created by Boss Surebleak — which is actually a bit odd, because it suggests that Miri hasn’t received the news about what Boss Surebleak’s done, even though Val Con got the news from an official Road Boss alert, and it’s Miri who’s being the Road Boss today.