Following well-behind even the rear-guard, Creeper gathers the idea that TopDog is dead, but doesn't really see it happen. He responds quickly to his new friend, however, seemingly eager to be helpful.

"Out and stuff," he responds, earnestly as far as Sid can tell. "We came in that way and hid our stuff up there," he shakes his head and then pulls back toward the mill, "but out is this way."