OMGosh, folks. I'm emotional!
This has been a long time in coming! I'll take a little break (for the remainder of my vacation) and put some distance between myself and the text before I do a pass to clean up before I turn it over to second readers!
This book has two distinct feels, or phases, one is the fantasy politics vibe of all the books (a bit like the Spice & Wolf novels, really), and that drives us into the distinctly more fantasy novel events at the end. Let's see how it stands up to my editing pass. In the meantime!
Fig. The song is 100% the property and genius of amazing Grimes. 'So Heavy I Fell Through the Earth'. Listen: So Heavy I Fell Through the Earth (Algorithm Mix) - YouTube.