As usual he was silent in his movements but by now, after the other times, she could sense his presence. Her naked body tensed, not with fear but with anticipation. At first, when she had been brought to this place by her unknown abductor, she had been terrified. The sudden arm around her neck, the chloroformed pad over her nose and the sudden loss of consciousness had all been too sudden for her to feel anything. But afterwards when she had become fully awake again the fear had begun.
How far back in time do you expect people to look when deciding where to move or build? Some of these places burned 20 years ago and a few even longer. A hundred year record would probably reveal that every place had burned at some point.