Once you click on someone you cannot leave the conversation until you have either got what you needed or use up all the options, which means hitting them. With this causing a game over in a few situations you need a way to leave a conversation!
For some reason my Tomb of the Gods Monument is not affecting my battle rebirth multi at all. Just stopped working. I am well beyond where I was last rebirth, in terms of monuments, upgrades, and total battle. But my rebirth is ten times less than my current.