Candace, the narrator, started arguing with me about how this story would end, and I eventually agreed with her. Had I not done so, she would have borrowed a sword and done bad things to me. You'll meet her again in new stories.
Definitely creampie code. Semen and sperm have significance to the plot.
I hope readers have read Frank Herbert's masterpiece, Dune. It's not essential, but I was able to draw on some of his ideas.
Again, thanks to Wylde Flowers for the original inspiration. Flaws come from me.