SPOILER ALERT: Dinna read unless you have read chapter 67 in AN ECHO IN THE BONE.
When some dude comes sniffing around camp and spits in your Auntie's pottage, you DO SOMETHING. You don't just stand there laughing while he walks away.
I bet you wouldna have stood by calmly whilst he spat in your uncle's brandy.
Just my .02.