Sometimes circumstances happen where the author is not able to notify their readers of the reasons for their absence. I understand it's frustrating, but I'm sure they'd notify us if they could. For the most part, anyway.
This is why nobody likes you. 😛 Well, with the exception of the lickspittle. *releases DDK and unleashes a barrage of hockey pucks at the deposed despot from the newest branch of my army, the Calgary Flames*