Kathy: "We also pay attention to what storytellers have to say... people who write novels, screenplays, etc. have a lot to teach us about getting and keeping someone's attention, and because storytelling has been the number one method of learning for thousands of years. Natural selection favored those who could learn well from stories, so I believe that's a hugely underestimated approach to teaching. Joseph Campbell has something to say. Steven King probably has much more to say about keeping people engaged than most teachers."
It would have been great to have Bill and Annie flirting at the beginning, have a falling-out when Bill tried to muscle his way into putting something into Annie's <security-identity> DD element, and live happily ever after, once they convinced Dick that there was nothing going on between them.