It’s easy for the bone to shatter. The thing is, it’s not probable. The bone can take a beating, get bruised, or present scratches on the surface. So what defines the bone shattering blow? What elects the latest shock as the winner?
It’s like words in fact.
Some words can be thrown over and over into someone’s face. How long does it take before the snap? Before it all turns sour?
What prevents the snap for so long but yet when comes that very moment appears to be weak enough to let it happen?