Just gonna share another context-less section from AF: The Last Guardian.
“‘We lost the crickets,’ said Butler, causing Holly to break down in a splutter of hysterical giggles, which she stifled in her sopping sleeve.
‘We lost the crickets,’ she said, ‘Even you can’t make that sound tough.’
Butler rubbed water from his close-cropped hair. ‘I am Butler,’ he said, straight-faced. ‘Everything I say sounds tough. Now, get out of the lake, fairy.’”