First and foremost, thank you to all those who commented. It means a lot to writers that you go out of your way to tell us what you think. Really.
But…life this semester is going to be a little too hectic for fanfiction updates. And after the semester is over, job hunting starts. And then, the REAL final novel will be released anyway, so, without further bullpoopy: this story is officially on an indefinite hiatus.