As you no doubt all know, today is my first book birthday of the year:
If you’re interested in such details, let me mention that the first 150 pp or so used to be the beginning of the very first unpublished fantasy trilogy I ever wrote. Those pages have been revised, but no more so than anything else. The rest of the story is either all new or VERY heavily revised. I’m pretty sure you won’t see even the slightest trace of a join, other than you may figure out which scene shift marks the spot.