My friend, SheWhoReads, has read half of it and is going to read the rest, and she has really helped. There's only so much editing you can do with the door closed. Aside from that, I'm also taking out several side plots that don't have anything to do with the main plot.
It's all starting to come together. Now I just need to inflict it on a couple of complete strangers.
In other news, I just finished King's Dark Tower series. May I just say:
All Hail the King