We're more than a third of the way through the process of rebuilding the editing project file.
After living so long with a corrupted project, it's wonderful to have every single media file simply appear properly with no obtuse errors or bizarrely unlinked media.
Ah. The simple joys of a project file behaving properly.
It's finally feeling like we're about to get ourselves out of this freaking pit of quicksand and back on the road toward solid edit of the film.