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June 19, 2018
Openness is a form of misdirection, an illusion; it allows us to reveal only what we want known, what we want to tell at this time, and to deflect suspicion and questions.
With the guard’s attention focussed on us and away from my companions, I continued: ‘We will camp here tonight as the young children are fractious after a long march. Tomorrow, in daylight, with your permission, we will formally approach and introduce ourselves.’
There was a pause before the leader spoke again, long enough to be orchestrated by the clang of metal as his companions became restless behind him.