6. Author's Note
Thanks to Watson for her suggestions; the improvements in the structure can be credited to her. Any remaining infelicities remain solely my responsibility; it's an imperfect world, it's an imperfect story. That's okay. And thanks to all the HASA members who wanted to put it here!
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