As I get closer I realize:
1) They are destroying the rock border around my new shade garden in the woods
2) They are armed with a pair of yellow plastic tweezers
Oh, it's a bug hunt - using the bug collection kit the Peacemaker received for his birthday.
Brotherhood at it's best - oh, it's 8:00 in the morning by the way. No rest for the weary.
They placed all of their prisoners in a deluxe bug vacation condo and instantly lost interest, leaving them to fry in the sun.