Option No. 3 for me... although you appear to have already decided to go down this route!
"People who say things won't work are a dime a dozen. People who figure out how to make things work are worth a fortune" - Dave Rat.
I'd go for #3, without hesitation.
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#4: see if it blends.
Go not to the elves for counsel, for they will say both yes and no.