That's a good point. I have similar instructions here, but they're in the second section, 3 screens down..
The audience is assembly-curious programmers, but you aren't expected to know any assembly. I just want to try to hook anyone interested in the goal. If you're interested in a stack you can understand from the ground up, I'm willing to try to explain things to you.
I might just be outside the target audience, for now. I don't even know any C. Realistically, I think it would have to be spoon-fed to me in some Bret Victor-esque crocodiles and eggs manner for me to not lose focus.
I went through this absolutely fantastic SQL tutorial this week. Perhaps you might find their list of pedagogical principles useful?
I think one thing that potentially could tempt me into low-level code would be making cool tunes.