A nod again.
“Well, thank you very much, Calix,” Alice said, not even noticing herself blushing a bit. “I want you to know that I really appreciate it. I won’t go far, I promise, and I’ll watch my step. Oh, and I found matches in the kitchen, so I’ll try to find some old broken tree branches to make a fire if I need it someday.”
Calix nodded, but he knew that even if she was careful