Despite her clear intention to stay up
and refine her tale about her adventures in the Gluchy Forest, sleep
claims Bogumila early.
There’s no bed in the sisters’ room; it was destroyed during the rat raid, but she’s too tired to mind. Bronislaw is awake a bit longer,
prodding at the fire and nibbling at some of the dried meat without much appetite. He retires as well, long preceded by the temple’s mistress.
The old hemet sleeps a lot.