Saturday update might still be on track
I haven't been this sick in forever. But I've still been banging at chapter 9 and am about halfway through it--a little less, perhaps. I'm hoping to have it ready for tomorrow, but it'll be up Sunday latest.
Watching all the speculating in the comments is fascinating. A couple of you almost have it, but not quite. Those of you who are most certain you have it are farthest off-base. One subtle clue hasn't been picked up by anyone, nor do I expect anyone to see it for some time, if ever.