"The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what fiction means."
—Miss Prism, The Importance of Being Earnest
Emilie: We've all seen how Mother Nature brings two creatures together in the right place. In the right time.
Everyone *singsong tone*: And they fall madly in love, and live happily ever after!
— Emilie Autumn, Naked Feminist Poetry
"Once upon a time in a little town there lived three adorable little girls. And they're still together, in a little town living happily ever after."
"I might find somewhere where I can finish my book. I have thought of a nice ending for it: 'and he lived happily ever after to the end of his days'."
— Bilbo Baggins, The Lord of the Rings