I didn't cross-post, because the formatting went all whack, and I didn't feel like reformatting the whole thing for DW/LJ. You'll just have to click over, my loves. It's well worth it, I think.
This entry also appears at http://hatam-soferet.dreamwidth.org/648404.html. people have commented there, and you're welcome to join them. I've disabled LJ comments for the time being because of excessive spam.