In which we get hints of opposition
It’s a bust Mam; they wandered off as soon as the plane stopped
Damit girl, why didn’t you stop them?
I was in the wrong part of the plane! By the time we were released from emergency duties they were already gone.
Right. You brought them down in the desert like I asked?
Then where could they have got to?
We-We landed near Uluru, Mam
What?! Stupid girl! Enough inaccessible desert to swallow most of Europe and you put them down right next to a major tourist attraction!
Yes Mam, sorry Mam
Alright. Never mind, it’s too late to change it now.
Should I go after them, mam?
No, it would look suspicious if you left now. Make your way back to France by the usual means and await orders.
Send your files to Devlin and Johnson, They’ll check out the car rental places around Uluru.
Yes Mam. Good day Mam
Good day, Charlotte
Several thousand miles away, Lord Greenbadger lowered his headphones and took a sip of his cranberry juice. Well, he thought, that was unexpected