When he awoke, his plans for the day were simple. After his morning ablutions, he intended to harvest some grain and then chop firewood.
He realised on some level that he may have to alter said plans, if the mare went into labor, or if a wind blew something down.
And if pressed, he might have acknowledged that there was always a chance that there would be a visitor, and they would have to be dealt with in some form.
But he would never have thought he’d end up committing murder that day.
A (mistaken) thief needs dealing with though…