SABRE is now carefully rolling the map back up as she speaks.

DRAKE and DRUM listening, thinking. Troubled.

1. SABRE: And that is why The Smoke wishes to possess it.

SABRE slips the MAP back into its TUBE.

2. SABRE: And that is why men will murder for it.

SABRE tucks the TUBE away on her person.

3. SABRE: And that is why the Hollern Regent will wage war to read
4. SABRE: So, I must ask…

On DRAKE and DRUM. DRUM grins. DRAKE is grim.

5. SABRE: …still think coming along was a grand idea?