Chapter Fourteen is done! Not only did I meet my self-imposed deadline of midnight last night, I blew it out of the water with nearly 10 hours to spare.
So, yes, the peacock strut through the study, the kitchen, the bedroom and up and down the stairs three times was necessary… the snickering by my dogged muse at this most righteous display was not.
Oh well. Time to pluck another chapter out of the huge Final Edits pile and get back to work.