Confession: I have married a hard-core Trekkie. Like, the kind who gets mad at the other apparently "lesser" people who post information about Star Trek on the Internet, because they got some technical detail about the warp drive on an alternate timeline Enterprise wrong, and it turns out that The Next Generation was wrong, and suddenly he's gotten out all of these books with blueprints to the Enterprise, and.... He's reading a chapter right now called "Warp Propulsion Systems."
I think I have the vapours now. Where's my fainting couch? Where are my smelling salts?
In other news: RIP Shelob, who was brought to an it's-about-timely death by Chris's runner this evening. Shelob decided to make another appearance in the kitchen and now he is no more. In lieu of flowers, please send spider traps. The city of Ottawa has already erected a life-sized statue in Shelob's memory: