Well, as was posited at the time of the initial announcement, real life does have a way of intruding in our fantasies.
I won't know for certain until tomorrow, but it does look as though I may need to postpone the contest conclusion for at least a month. Not having access to a computer or this account in particular does limit what one can do in that regard...in which case, the deadline for entries would also be extended by an equal amount of time.
Stay tuned for details.
You know after looking at your not-quite-self-insert superheroine, seeing how their powers work around a constant expenditure of their built up energy... How about something like Joule for a name? It's not only a unit of measurement in relation to energy, but also a homophone for gem puns as well as energy/electricity puns, so there's that, too.
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