Cool, good to know. It makes me very happy to know you are still thinking about SDaze.
If you need something, how about baghead girls backstory? Most of it is ready to go. It could make a nice sidestory, right where we left her. As her conciousness fades, her life flashes before her eyes, slowly, so we can follow the action.
Then once done, we pop back where we left off. Heck, if it helps, talk (or type) it out with us. I know I'd love to read, and maybe contribute, to your process. Give it a shot!
As I recall, this is a bridge story, focusing on how Graves got from cult to new body cyborg. We know the start, the end, even much of the setup and just have to build a bit more middle. It sounds doable to me.
'Never appeal to a man's 'better nature'. He may not have one. Invoking his self-intrest gives you more leverage.' -Lazarus Long