Right now, Sarah is back home in Marin County. In fact, she has just told Mackey that she can't keep this year's appointment.
What I have to do is figure out how to manage the fact that she isn't going to go back to Vegas for another seven years.
I've know for some time that this was going to be the hardest part of the story to write. It's so static at this point. I want to make it as brief as possible, an yet, I need to do so without cheating my readers. Without cheating the characters in the story, either.