Friday morning "I'll have Chapter 3 to you in a few hours"
This apparently means more than 48 hours. Of radio silence. Despite multiple emails asking for any update, verification he hadn't been hit by a bus, anything really.
I can see the time stamps from track changes. Even accounting for being in a different time zone, there's no way he really believed that time line.
Or else he's even more self-delusional than I thought.
This is the way my thesis ends, not with a bang but a whimper.