Nearly there, nearly there!

The novel explores the nature of love by contrasting mere infatuation with love based on friendship and affection.

742 words (and they’re goooooood!), but I still need to insert a little something about the epilogue, which is a gentle dig at the romance convention of seeing the protagonists multiply in the epilogue. The chapter heading reads as follows:

In which Our Hero and Heroine
exhibit the industriousness
of which we knew they were capable