The Academy has been delayed slightly. We originally planned to release it yesterday, but we discovered some minor problems with the manuscript at the last moment and are working feverishly to get them cleaned up. We hope to have it out some time this week.
Also, so far no one has correctly answered the contest, so here is a new hint. The character in question only has one scene in the entire book, and it is near the beginning. Everyone that has tried is free to try again with the new hint.