I'm happy to announce that real life, after maintaining its grip on me for much longer than I expected, has finally let go, and I've been back in full writing mode for a few days now. Or, at least as "full" as it ever gets for me.
I had been disengaged from "An Unwanted Alias" for so long that I actually had to re-read the story, from the beginning, to get my mind pointed in the right direction. And the thing is, the upcoming chapter 15 is the most important chapter in the story. That's why I'm taking my time here ... I want to get it right.
At any rate, it shouldn't be much longer before it gets posted. Taking editing time into account, give me another week or so.