Sometimes at the end of the summer, the water level at the sources is too low for them to run trough the aqueducts. She knows that this is why she had to come here, to the reservoir inside the cave.
But why did she fall asleep? She can clearly remember a voice calling her name, but then everything becomes blurry. Did the voice say that she is going to be a mother to "the son of the highest one"? Did she ask him how can it be?
Suddenly she feels terrified. She runs back home and tell her mother what happened. Wise Hanna listens quietly, and says nothing at first. Then she says, "maybe we should send you to spend the winter with my sister in Bethlehem... "