A severed limb.
She expected Darkyn to have severed her ability to leave.
There was a reason he'd severed his connection to his emotions all those years ago.
No one had a suggestion for the next step, but Fred was determined to continue to research the ownership of the severed digit.
Had it not been for the fact that the tree was almost completely severed from its trunk and had so much pressure on it from the opposite side, it would probably have been an impossible feat.
But there would have been a shorter severed piece, wouldn't there?