Hardly an effective way of finding out what had really happened.
Gone, though, and no way to tell how long ago that happened.
What has happened, and is there any way to prevent this?
Well, until they reached the ship, no way to know what had happened.
Either way, a lot of things could happen, even in a darkness that wasn't.
And no way to get out of trouble if anything did happen.
The way I play golf a lot of things can happen.
"That way you can still hope something'll happen to stop us."
Second, and way more telling, what happens if I give you a good idea.
"I kept my hand on him all the way to shore and nothing happened."