Shaenon: At one point I wanted to do a flashback detailing how Dr. Lee came to work on the Whirligig project and how Nick was recruited.  I didn’t get much farther than this thumbnail.  Future nerd historians will be able to work out when I wrote it by the vintage of the l33t slang.

Channing It’s always so sad to lose a bit to pacing or content issues. At the very least, if we share them with you, you can determine if they’re part of your headcanon. And yes, I use the word “headcanon.”