I'm also starting to get worried about how long it will be. I originally envisioned it as no more than 80,000 words, but if every section is as long as the first, it's going to be more than twice that. That's what I get for reading Cryptonomicon while writing. Time to read something short and sweet. Ah, well, no use counting chickens before they hatch (especially when I'm still trying to figure out where I'm going to build the coop).