Which gives us slightly less than a week before things get interesting.
Right after sunset, before things cool off enough for their heat eyes to work good, that'll be the best time to sneak back.
And to try to do something before things got out of hand.
He just wanted to be done and out of there before things got even worse.
Perhaps I remember that evening because it was the last night of our voyage before things changed forever.
Because it would be a long time before things calmed down in here.
Have to go at it, then through before things close again.
What's more, if everyone is so gloomy, better to do it before things get worse.
Why not now, before things get uncomfortable, or even dangerous?
And Ivan figures he'd insert his troops before things really got out of hand.