First, thanks to those of you who are reading along with our star-faring stock boys and cashiers. Readership, at least on SOL, is half of what the last chapters of Bells of Tanah were getting. Luckily, I'm beyond caring about that. It is confirming my theory that the fewer people read a story of mine, the higher it gets rated.
Going into chapter 9, things are changing on me which is good. The general setup I had is, at least a little bit, being pushed back. A character has barged in and said, "hey, I have backstory here they need to know!" We'll see if she's right, or if I'll end up deleting it and starting with with a Danny scene like I intended.
Only two emails from the last chapter. I assume you're all awed by my greatness!