He sees it encroaching. The past decade has shown him that his people must adapt. More automobiles in the streets of Cairo, drivers shouting invective at those who still live more simply is the clearest sign of it. Worse, is yet more change in the architecture. New buildings, or additions to those that exist are taking the Old City out of sight. It hurts him, and he looks longingly toward the deserts where man shall never conquer the way of nature. However, he is a Medjai, and his duty is to help them evolve to the new world sweeping down.