Being a little behind schedule plus dental appointment equals next page Wednesday. My apologies for that. Not for, you know, taking care of my teeth, but not being more ahead on things.
And don't worry, we haven't seen the last of Noah. He's easily startled, but he'll soon return, and in greater numbers.
Well, he'll return, at least. I suppose there is only one of him.
Also, no, it is NOT easy to sneak around Diane. This might not be a video game, and a sneak skill with points might not literally exist, but she has a high sneak skill with lots of points in it anyway.