I had to push my characters out of their comfort zone.
“You think they know something we don’t? For truth? I’m not so certain we should trust them. What if where they’re taking us is dangerous?”
“Can it be more dangerous than hiding from the authorities in Lancer?” Molly glanced over Rick’s shoulder at the family gathering at the side of the barn. She could tell they were having a similar group discussion about the wisdom of bringing strangers into their midst.
The new surroundings should be giving me plenty to write about for the next week, and a chance to explore more observations about how this world works. It could also turn out to be a bunch of silly filler until I send them back to the city for the big confrontation.