"Yeah, well, we can try. And if there's no answer this time, I'll just have to go find a window to stand beneath and serenade them until one comes out to shut me up." Braiden said it quite cheerfully, though he had to wonder if he could talk Jasper into breaking into the mountains. Probably not, even if he could manage to find the guy. Nothing for it, then, but to get into trouble on his own. Maybe Cady would come along. That would, of course, require him telling her, which somehow didn't sound like a very good idea right this minute. As a second choice, maybe he could get Kalem to come with him for it. Gosh, that would be a fun trip. Or not.
"Put in the request that if there's no response, we're going to resume our full mining operations under the assumption they have no objection."