This Slashdot book review seems to shed some insight on why Vee is such a grumpy pain in the butt to work with. It makes more sense now. Here's an excerpt so you'll see what I mean..
...These are the difficult to work with, yet life-saving employees who can come up with answers when most people don't understand the question...
It would seem that I also fit the profile discussed here, to some degree. A slightly less crabby, more presentable and trustworthy version of my partner. Oh we are quite a pair.
We are off to see signs at the theatre. I hope I don't get too scared. At least Waqeeeen is in it to calm my nerves. Ahhhh.