From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
TS asserts that as long as the story stays in a line, he can wander back and forward along it at will, and it's not considered a digression. Cool story, bro. And now Tristram's going to backpedal a bit.