We are now reinstalling macOS .... >_<
The story ends with a fresh new installation of macOS, a Backblaze subscription, two user accounts ("no, look, I know you're married but you're not 'one person' - do you share an email address? phone number? passport? driving license?"), LastPass for both users with browser extension, and their master passwords written down somewhere safe.
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