The plane was quiet on the trip home from Toronto.
The reality was setting in. The adrenalin that coursed through the veins of the district delegates for a day-and-a-half had dissolved.
The delegation had made its case to transfer the Crossroute Forest away from Resolute.
The two opposition parties, meanwhile, had pummelled the Liberal government during Question Period yesterday morning over the loss of $100 million in investment in the Fort Frances mill that would have created 200 direct mill jobs and another 800 ancillary ones across Rainy River District.