Seems like a good thread to post in. IT'S FINALLY UPDATE TIME.
Chapter 9: https://pastebin.com/gLqBVGER
Previous Chapters: https://pastebin.com/u/Yondi
God damn, this is the longest one so far. My attitude towards this chapter fluctuated a lot as I wrote it, because for a while I didn't know how to get where I wanted to be. But now that it's finished, I'm overall satisfied with it, so hopefully you will be, too.
Oh, and here's a meme to go with it.