He’d love to test their resolve but he knew he needed to get in and out without them knowing, no signs he’d watched them. Taking out the alpha would be a bonus but it was secondary and he has to keep reminding himself of this. He needed to figure out how his enemy operated on a more general scale, not little details about how they fight hand to hand. An overview was the first step in any strategy, understand the problem.
Besides, he wondered if taking the alpha out would actually have any real effect. Had he already considered that and trained them to maintain order? If so it was different to the Spartan mission, he’d need to take out the lieutenants too. Prevent a succession to the throne.
He surveys his position in relation to the train,