This is exactly what will happen. The "trove" will have little actual treasure in it and much of it will consist of more blank pages. Still, it will take time to wade through it, enough to stall what momentum there is.
Jim's Rules of Carry: 1. Any gun is better than no gun. 2. A gun that is reliable is better than a gun that is not. 3. A hole in the right place is better than a hole in the wrong place. 4. A bigger hole is a better hole.
no guns = might makes right