Formula One's 2014 driver market is, rather disappointingly, likely to be among the most subdued in recent history.
The grid's major stars are all under contract and seemingly content to hold station until the new turbocharged era has settled down, waiting to see where their team truly ranks in the competitive order before finding an escape route in time for 2016.
Even those actively seeking a way out could find themselves chained to their current teams due to a shortage of opportunities elsewhere.
Despite a lack of box-office moves on the horizon, however, this year's round of musical chairs promises to be compelling, with a number of drivers planning to make their grand prix debuts in 2015.
One of those could signify a revolution within the sport, while others could witness the birth of future stars.
We might see the return of some who previously thought their F1 careers were over, while those who are replaced will be forced to seek alternative employment to keep their careers alive.
Here are some moves that could—we repeat, could—happen before the start of the 2015 Formula One campaign.