I wasn’t kidding
No, seriously, this short story is trying to kill me. It has taken me two. hours. to write about five hundred words, and that’s with me saying “screw it, I’m going to let this turn into a synopsis, and then go back and flesh it out into an actual story later.” By my calculation, it is going to take at least two more multi-hour sessions before I have something resembling a draft.
Note to the wise: do not, repeat, DO NOT attempt to write a short story in Anglish. I kind of want to light this thing on fire.