Their vantage point on the cliff allowed them to see the ripples of sand approach the nearing dune buggy. They imagined the occupants pushing their ramshackle vehicle to the limit as panic overtook them. The observers looked on impassively however. This was the price for entering the desert without the Dhah’s blessing. Just before the ripples engulfed the buggy, they vanished. A moment later the buggy fell into what appeared to be sinkhole that opened beneath it. It became clear that it was actually the maw of an enormous worm when the giant breached the surface of the green dunes.