He tried to smile, though his eyes remained unchanged. He nodded.
- So, when do you leave?
- Four months. End of June. It's so far off.
(Please, please ask me to stay. I'm scared. I'm hurt. Just ask me to stay.)
And that was that.
Some event horizons are so small, you don't hear the star implode on itself.
Event Horizon: The boundary (‘horizon’) of a black hole between its ‘outside’ and its ‘inside’; those outside cannot know anything about things (‘events’) which happen inside.