New render to fill blank space – a lot of blank space. Looks pretty spiffy, I think.

Back in the day, this was the first page after I quit smoking. I stayed quit for about a little over a year (or a little under a year, I forget), then relapsed. As of this writing, I’m still relapsed. One of these days I’ll quit again – the first time around it was because I couldn’t afford it (and because I was starting to have breathing problems) and this time around it’ll probably be money-related as well. The fact is that Life As I Know It is so totally wrapped around the act that quitting would cause me more psychological problems than it would resolve.

Given how difficult it’s been to stay focused on slogging through the second edition, I’m clinging to anything – anything – that can keep me on task. I’ll detox when it’s out the door.

On the upside, the new version of the page is a milestone of a different sort – a huge HEAPING PILE OF BACKSTORY including a partial (and mildly accurate) synopsis of Dead City Radio.

So for those of you wondering what’ll eventually happen with that, there’s your Cliff’s Notes of the Cliff’s Notes. Names could have been dropped, but the fact that West and Greg were there (and that West knew about Thad) is all that really matters to this particular conversation. No need to talk about Whitehouse or Emily or Jesse. Or Curtis.

While there are technically seven “chosen,” Lang has no reason to put his own signature in the database, and a lot of reasons not to. Hence, six.


Mastering notes, 2016.12.06 – Minor dialogue adjustments; added a missing period.

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