There was nothing left to say. All the words in the world had been sucked up and spat out. They had left none for her. She sat, furious and bursting to speak, her throat constricted and swelling shut. Just when she thought her head would burst wide open, she became sphinx like. They did not notice at first. She became cold as she took herself away from this place of anger and arguing. It was too late by the time they saw the stone in her silence.