The pair of them were going to have to explain themselves to someone along the line if they didn't come up with a solution presently, like they should have done before they decided to proceed with unsupervised explorations. They should have been at the age where they could be depended on for rational autonomy, including knowing when to ask for more experienced assistance. This school was much too lax. "When we find it, you will destroy it," Li decided, a punishment to demand responsibility and discourage further life-threatening experiments. With a groan, she wrenched the sword free of the web, stumbling backwards at it came unstuck and letting it clatter noisily to the stones. The silk continued to be impervious.