You are NESTOR, tending Machaon in your hut. The noise is getting nearer. You go outside to look, and see Greeks streaming towards you in headlong retreat towards their ships. Your first impulse is to fight, but instead you decide to visit Agamemnon - as his hut is furthest away from the now useless wall. But the wounded Agamemnon with two other casualties is already hobbling towards you.
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