I figured out how I was going to break this scene in such a way that I can just quit and take their day up again the next morning. I guess three hours in a dentist chair was good for something. Besides my teeth, that is. Which feel ridulously clean.
The lovely and effulgent difrancis runs a little thing she calls "Snippet Saturday," wherein she invites her fellow writers to post something they're working on. And I've stuck the ones I think are relevant in my memories. Just in case anyone's interested in looking at the silly things. And now I've got all my snippet tags in one place.