Chapter 4: Long Overdue : Part 15Mature

They continued forward, not even stopping for a moment at the treasures the reverend had accumulated from his people. It only took them a few minutes through narrow halls to make their way out of the large house.
Cordelia pointed to the south. “From here it’s about an hour to walk to the campus, but there are a few obstacles. We have to cross the river, and there are other checkpoints around the city. Word will spread fast that the reverend is dead, which can be advantageous considering there were many who wanted his position.”
“We need a vehicle.” Mathew said.
Cordelia shook her head. “I don’t think that would be good.” We can avoid people much more easily on foot.”
“I agree with her.” Alain said, we should get away from this house as quickly as we can first.
“This way.” Cordelia said, breaking into a sprint to the east.
They crossed the street and entered a wooded area that they continued through for about five minutes before reaching a river.
Cordelia drew into the sand at their feet. “We can follow this to the dam, and then continue toward the bridge relatively unseen. There’s a large basin after the dam, if we follow it around we can get to one of the smaller bridges that crosses the canal and make it into town from there. It’s a few kilometers.”
“How many is a few?” Alain asked. “My foot is killing me.”
“It’s about four.” she replied. “If we stay against the shoreline the whole time.”
Mackenzie wondered, “How do you know all this?”

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