Problem Somewhat Solved
So, I solved C's problem by adding a flashback… I'd thought of it before, but felt it inappropriate because I already had another several pages later. Then, I decided to just put it in anyway, because it fits in perfectly as a flashback.
I'm on a vacation right now, by the way, and the surroundings are so green and peaceful. The room I'm in is right in front of a lake, and sometimes
iguanas monitor lizards (sorry, they don't change colors) swim by...