Lance sighed. Leading the raid-- sure, he could do that. He even knew where they were most likely to be, thanks to his dealings with the ring. But that didn't mean he wanted to be in charge. If he was in charge he couldn't go sneaking off on his own to find Valmae. He'd have to oversee the whole thing.
He was fairly certain that this was Henderson's motive, actually.
Still, at the requested time he had his team briefed and ready to leave whenever necessary.