91% done with They Were Counted

He starts the section off by telling us about how they poison wolves, then we get ‘la noptye’ and the men who trudge through the snow to kill Pantyilimon. That then leafs seamlessly into the officers questioning the boy (always orbiting in then back out) and then ends ‘Nothing was ever discovered.’

I like how he paints the men quietly waiting in the snow, resting on their staffs like shepherds.