She stood alone in the middle of the empty room, head lolling to one side, a blank and vacuous look on her face. She stood perfectly still.
The Doctor observed her through the viewing port in the door. The nurse stood at his side, ready to write his observations on the chart - a chart grown thick with the observations of many years of viewing through the port - for she was beyond reach, wherever she was - beyond any voice which might try to penetrate her world.
"Ready, Nurse? The patient is static and unresponsive. There is no voluntary movement. Patient normal."