At least we got our last collaboration published, READING MELVILLE'S PIERRE; OR, THE AMBIGUITIES (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006).
Brian was supposed to tie up everything that needed to be finished.
Here is the way it should have been:
Now at divesting time it's clear the envelope doesn't contain anything explosive. I just expected Brian to handle things that no one else should have to deal with.