As to Chapter Fifty-Three, we're nearly finished and I'm thrilled with how it came out. Only two or three more small scenes to go and I casn't look at this chapter without grinning ear-to-ear. I've waited so long for us to get to this point. And I think it went perfectly. This doesn't mean that the rest of Act Five is mindless fluff, there's still a long way for them to go, but the worst is past. Two days until In Your Wildest Dreams, folks!
And the promised spoiler for the chapter:
Staring at the flame, Lois hesitated. She waited a moment, then a moment longer, and then flicked the lighter off with a short chuckle. Idiot. Hoping he’ll turn up to tell me not to smoke. Hoping this would bring him back, if nothing else did. Good Lord. She brought the lighter close to the tip of the cigarette again, paused again, and gave up with a sigh. “Forget it,” Lois muttered. “I don’t need a smoke anyway.”
Just as she dropped the pack of cigarettes and the lighter back into her pocket, Lois felt a sudden breeze stir her hair. She had only a second to turn around before she was swept off her feet and into the twilit sky…
Hope you guys are half as eager for Saturday as I am!