ARRAGOND: My boy! So good to have you back, alive and well! PONTAGAR: Father. It’s good to be home for awhile. ARRAGOND: Carshik. Brantik. CARSHIK and BRANTIK: Gen Tal, Suvremor. PANEL 2 CIRINA: Welcome back, Pontagar! PONTAGAR: Oh, hi, Cirina. PANEL 3 CIRINA: There’s a celebration tonight! Are you gonna dance First Dance with me – like you did before you left? PANEL 4 PONTAGAR: Ahhh … I don’t know, Cirina. I was … I mean I don’t remember … we’ll see. PANEL 5 ARROGOND: Don’t pester him, girl. So you three are here. I expected your cousin to be with you. Where is Genna? PONTAGAR: Ahhh .. ARROGOND: No … she’s not … PONTAGAR: Father, Genna is well. She survived, as I did, and some few others. ARROGOND: Where is she, then? PANEL 6 CARSHIK: She’ll be along in time, Suvremor. She had some business. ARROGOND: Business? What kind of business? Where? BRANTIK: Personal business, Suvremor. ARROGOND: Yes? CARSHIK AND BRANTIC: (brightly) At the Snake Tribe. ARROGOND: Snake … Tribe. PONTAGAR: Yes. Thanks, boys. CARSHIK AND BRANTIC: You’re welcome!