He was terrified of small places, and she knew. For such a little thing, he needed a lot of room, and a cage would never hold him. No, a cage would probably kill him, starting with his spirit, ending with his body. She knew without a cage to keep him in, she could lose him forever, and the thought broke her heart into a thousand tiny pieces. But she loved him enough to set him free, watching with tear-filled eyes as he soared away, finally at peace.