I think I shall make a resolution never to read or watch or listen to a story that features a weak or stupid character named Kate, so as to preserve the current axiom that all characters named Kate are awesome.
Because Antony’s wife just rocked this scene in so many ways.
Current word count: 24680, but that’s cheating, since 500 is a direct copy of 500 still sitting earlier in the text. (I’ll deal with the first version when I go back and fix all the other problems with Part One.)
LBR tally: Kate loves you, dude, but she also pays attention to politics.
Authorial sadism: Finding out your wife has noticed what you’re up to.