Jackle, I think Scribe and Imladris cleared up any lingering questions. As I had try to vaguely state the same in my previous post in a round about way.
Aja, Zeni may be a vile figure in your opinion, as well as many other Mercineans, but I assure you he will not just \"do as he pleases\" with our troops, he hasn't in the past, and won't the in the future.
I am sure Zeni would atest to this as well.
P. S. I think we should scratch the whole hugging idea, we might get hit my whatever mad disease is surging through Kes's body.
Written by my hand on the 20th of Cloudburst, in the year 1058.