Apologies for this delay due to life demands that were frankly impossible to ignore. All the more frustrating to me because this is such a key moment of the story in my eyes. I can say that I have just been given an imperious reason to complete the comic as soon as possible, so I have a lot of incentive not to let such delays happen again. The next page is being colored and shaded and so should be on schedule. Critiques welcome as usual!
And here's the sketch page: