'Get away! If that thing touches me I... I may never stop screaming... The silence, the dark, it's longer... !' Sornal, injured and starting to lose it after suddenly getting a respite from his visions, fights against Seekali's attempts to use a bead to help her heal him. The bead is small magic battery - it doesn't increase power or anything, it just replenishes it when it's low. Both of them are low, but Sornal wants to stay that way.