A lightning slashes the sky and lights up the glade. A thunder makes me startle, that was near! This holds me back from eating a second load of cactus. I poke the fire, stand up and look around. The stars are blackened by huge clouds and the air is electric. Up in the sky there’s…
“Who needs a tent in the desert?! It never rains there and the bonfire will keep the beasts away!”
“Well, it’s not properly a desert, it’s a semi-desertic climate…” — my friend insists.
“Yeah, yeah, I know, but anyway, what are the odds of rain tonight? I checked the forecast, it’s gonna be just fine.”