83) Author's choice: instructing someone else
"No no no!" I yelled, patience snapping. "You need to be firm, don't yield to their suggestions.
Ash glanced at me. "I'm… not sure if that is a good idea."
Was he talking to me or them? "They're just suggesting these paths because they have family that way. But the only way to save them is to euthanize where the disease already is."
He stuttered a version of what I said. We all stood around a crude map. Not one of the men noticed me. I was a woman so I couldn't possibly be clever.
Yet I was in charge.