You misunderstood me. It does not matter if the fields happen to

be adjacent to a city or not. If you have a look at them, they are

not inside a city and are not owned by anyone. In any case, who

owns them is irrelevent. The point is simply that using protection

to gain an advantage you wouldn't have if you were not protected

(like being able to stand there and wait to steal crops while the

player doing the harvesting is unable to kill you) is out of