The cattle are led into fields close to the city walls. These fields were planted with crops last year, but are now empty and the cattle can graze on the grass and small bushes growing there. You will be sad to leave your new friends. However, that afternoon the chief herder offers you a chance to work for him. They will take the cattle into the city and sell them. The herders will then take a herd of cattle belonging to a wealthy landowner to the hills further east to let them graze. Your father may not be pleased that you are no longer a merchant but at least he will be glad that you have discovered what you want to do.