This is one of my earliest stories and it seems to escaped receiving any external editing after it was hurriedly written back in 2007. Later readers have found innumerable typos, wonky grammar and lots of other weirdness that I've finally now getting around to correcting. This story has been extensively rewritten, and much for the better.
For their help with the modern editing revisions, I need to especially thank Dragonsweb, The Wayward One and (as always) Sue.
Technically, this is not really the 'first' Lovett story. That tale ("Confrontations") is still unpublished at this time, but this story does provide a suitable starting place for the series.