~~ Author's Note ~~

Thanks to everyone who stuck with this story, and especially to the reviewers and those who alerted/favorited it: Christy Leigh Stewart, Xapita, somethingwhacky, Kisara Higashi, The Mysterious One, Lain Defender of Fictionpress, mingming419, fallenangelfromgrace, Terryll Preston, D. W. Tyn, Chancel Jordan, AtimusCCD, Akyo Crystals, Azn-ArchAngel, and Polly Glotta.