Very slight style change! Now everybody take bets on how many pages before I forget that I did it.



Cybele: Huh! Okay, boss, “please hold ” in the other sense now.

Bennett: You’re okay! — You are, right? The slightly different hairstyle isn’t deeply symbolic or anything?

Cybele: I don’t think so! At least — I don’t feel any different. I can switch around the hair again if you want.

Poe: So, “sis” . . . I challenge you. To a round of arm-wrestling.

Sparrow (thinking): Hang on —

Bennett and Cohen don’t know about my front-row seat for the Game. Miranda, how confident are you, here? If this didn’t take, and they see me get pulled in —

Cybele: I accept!