Writing-wise, that is. The lovely Mrs. Miller was called away an unexpected business trip so your faithful leader had to shoulder the full bulk of child and dog care. The Almighty arranges these absences from time to time so that whomever is left at home can be reminded of how difficult it would be raise the kids solo. In our family we welcome each other home with a hearty, “This is why you can’t die!”
But after touring the continent for a week, the Lady is back in the castle and the Lord will finally have the bandwidth to hunt the white hart again. Or something.