A bright spot among the refugees: We have found our father once more! It is a pleasure to see him again and a relief to know that he is well amidst the recent events. Our mother is yet unaccounted for; he has not been in contact with her lately. But she knows how to take care of herself.
We found ourselves in an ancient ruin filled with statues. They are not the best conversationalists, but one cannot be too picky in times like these.