^ True that... when you read it after you've been awake for awhile, the words do make sense... I see where you're coming from. And it must have been hard for the beta-readers (yourself among them, right?), and Dave not to say anything even when people were going off the deep end in making these erroneous assumptions? Well, prophetic statements ring true. Kirsten said to us that she'd be surprised if we didn't go totally nuts when the book came out, and with the generally positive acclaim, I guess all us readers are enjoying crow while you guys enjoy...well, whatever it is you choose to enjoy.