While we're storming the castle—er, display, we find something new: a springy metal bracket pinning the display connector in place. It's not the friendliest of chums, but with a little convincing from our spudger, it agrees to let the connector go.
At the other end of the cable, another dubious connector with a sliver of a contact board in tow. Because, why not?
Hugging the back of the display is an N-trig DS-P4196 touch controller, providing the necessary tech to go with the pressure-sensitive Surface Pen.