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But really, seriously, I'm going to work on this scene any moment now. Just that little bit, touching an alien leaf, and then I must get on with the really hard work of sketching out the rest in its entirety, complete with long windy background pieces on art and architecture and so forth, because damn it, I want to get it right. It's the first trip offworld for Dusty. It's important - no, not just that, essential.
And so kicking pollyticians in the arse shall have to wait for tomorrow. In the meantime, if you haven't seen Ang Lee's The Wedding Banquet, I do recommend it. And Mr. Holland's Opus, for that matter.
Now it's off for some more avoidance before I write the bits that need to be written...