|Her lips remained closed, her tongue silent, and in their place, the fury of a thousand flapping wings ascended to the sky from behind her form. A black cloud, a confusing, nearly suffocating haze of darkness blotted out the moon's light as the unkindness of ravens flew high, their violent screeches burning the ears of all within range of their mighty cry. |
The mass of black-feathered birds stopped their flight and began to swarm around the entirety of the forest, encompassing all within its leafy borders. Her head rolled forward and her eyes slowly opened, revealing empty eyes as dark as the skin of her feathery allies.