More junk text I threw away before starting ::HARD

Here’s about 6,000 more words of abortive text that I wrote before starting on the text that became ::HARD.  There’s stuff in here that could be worked into a story, but probably I’ll just leave it here, as what was needed to get me to where I needed to get to, to write ::HARD.  There’s Continue reading More junk text I threw away before starting ::HARD