Page six of the current chapter, nine more pages to go.

When struggling to figure out how Ellie was going to refer to her gang of goofs, I made the happy discovery that ‘confederacy of dunces’ was an idea coined by Jonathan Swift some hundred-plus years before this takes place. The perfect description!

And don’t worry, I already have the words ‘Deus Slacks Machina’ scribbled in the margin of this original page right next to Henry’s wardrobe malfunction.