I'm about 500 short on 10k on the rewrite. I've noticed that things are going along rather closely to the rough so far. This surprises me, because any other time I've tried to rewrite any of my attempted novels it's diverged a great deal. Thus far, instead of going to Barukei's parents' home, the same scene occurs at his private apartment. It's also a lot more interesting . . . I have a feeling that Keiki's going to be rather behind magically for most of the novel this time around, thanks to a trap-spell meant to drain mages who attempt to break the enchantment on Barukei.
I'm having fun with this, and thus far have come away from the WIP very happy and excited about it. I still chuckle over Keiki's getting whapped in the head with the window, which is a good thing. It's rare that anything I write that tickles me this long. That scene, I think, has become representative of what I want in the rest of the novel. What I want: Poor Keiki to get whapped in the face with a window every so often.