I've been waiting impatiently for him to finish it for years. Doesn't that sound great?
Well, it does to me, but apparently it doesn't to others; when I tell people about it, they give me the same look I would get if I said I was going for a fitting for a tin-foil hat.
Jack's inscription to me is a delight:
For Not-So-Plain Jim, Who may be just nerdy enough to enjoy this book.*I'm foregoing all other literary pursuits in favor of this one.
*No guarantees expressed or implied.