Re: Leading the enemy astray (plotting issue)
One thing springs to mind- how big are the armies? Anything more than 100 men is really easy to find. Cooking fires, noise, circling around and retro-tracking...it's very easy to find a large group of people in an all but silent natural setting. I'd have thought that finding the enemy's camp would actually be pretty easy. Perhaps they should be interrogating her more about strategy, who is in command (especially useful in civil war scenarios where many commanders may even be acquaintances), how many men, armaments, supply lines, whether mounted or on foot, etc. The actual location of your enemy is pretty easy (I'm assuming that, since she is a scout, the two armies are reasonably close).