45,039. On to page 89.
And a plot hole. Bad place to find one, though not as bad as it would have been if I had not found it at all.
Ah... I can see the way around it. Easily, in fact. Well, that was much better than I had hoped.
Back to work. Only about 4 pages left to go. obviously the word count isn't even going to be as good as I hoped, but that's all right. This story is so bare-boned that I can see the heart beating. Not far to go, though, and I can start working on the outline of the expanded story.