His one word reply was good enough to elevate her into the epitome of imaginations. She didn’t ask anything further as the answer was least satisfactory or a perfect lie for her.
He waited for her to ask further. Since she didn’t, he skipped and left.
She thought why he was lying.
He thought why she couldn’t ask further.
The ego is so powerful to ruin your relationships. Keep an eye out for that missing heart to heart conversation.