Jeffery and Mary were still floating down the river, they were quiet for they didn't have much to say anymore. They've talked about a lot on the train and they know a lot of things about each other, but now they had very little to say. They were still hoping to get far enough that the coyotes wouldn't find them, Jeffery wanted to keep Mary safe, and stop the bandits who killed his family. Before a while the two came across a group of people. "Hey!" one of them shouted "Are you in need of assistance?"
Jeffery looked, he saw three people getting water, but there had to be about twelve or thirteen more of them. "We're fine!" Jeffery yelled back. "Although we would like to have somebody to talk with for once!" Without saying a word the guy started to head towards the two and grabbed the raft. He helped Jeffery pull it to shore. The group of men gathered around Jeffery, he was almost right, there were fourteen of them in total including the three he saw at the river. "What are you all doing