Well, of course, that made the ol' brain hitch up its britches, jut out is jaw, and huff, "Brainless! Brainless!? I'll show you!"
Taking a comment from a discussion I was having with tatterpunkand completely disregarding the whole point of another project (something easier and quicker to finish), the brain came back with an idea. For a trilogy.
mana_trini naturally said, "You always have big ideas, don't you?" Yes, I do, but they are big in different ways.
So much for writing something that will give me any quick returns on completion satisfaction. Good thing when I signed up for this writing thing, it was for life.