American Patriot nodded as his mind ran through all the possible strategies he could think of to draw attention to himself and Thunderer when Ranger asked him a question, "I'm pretty good at spoting them... but the point is for Thunderer and I to trip their alarms and get their atteion focused on us as you four get to those kids, provide defense as Warp gets them out of here to safety. Once the kids are out of danger... He's to bring you in to where Thunderer and I are making a mess of things."
"Both Hex Mistress and Woman-in-Black are artillery specialists that are at a great risk to close combatants," he said absently as he closed his eyes and started to visualize the area and allow his hearing to become more attuned and heightened. "If if had another close combat specialist, they'd be the escorts... and you'd be finding a means of finding out if there are any escape routes and cut them off."
"But that's not important right now," he said to himself. "We go to war with what we have... not what we want."
"I think there is soeone out here watching us..." he said opening his eyes and looking around. "I can't shake the feeling that we're being watched, and we don't have anyone to operate as a rearguard as we move in."
OOC: here's Crow's chance to show up and join in the party!