Deep breath. Wow. That was something. Both with a “That was Inevitable” and a “That was… surely there was some other way it could have worked…” and you’ve got nothing left to do but let out a deep breath.
God is deadL Long live God. Wait. No religion.
Anyway, we’re going to take a week off and let everybody get a chance to get their copy of The Sandman Vol. 10: The Wake. Dénouement is very, very important.
It has also come up that some wish to have a place where they can yell “DIBS!” I suppose this is as good a place to yell “dibs!” as any. (One should also keep in mind that just because someone yelled “DIBS!” on your favorite book, the one that you were hoping to recap, know that you can still submit one. We’ll read and argue over that one too.) Dibs, so far:
Mike Schilling has #71
(The Tempest has recently opened up, if you’ve been eyeing that one enviously.)
(It’s very difficult to discuss this book without discussing the next one (or the one after that, or the one after that), if you want to discuss something with a major plot point: please rot13 it. That’s a simple encryption that will allow the folks who want to avoid spoilers to avoid them and allow the people who want to argue them to argue them.)