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Hold off! ye weaklings; hold your hands!
Adventure it let none,
For this emprise, my lord the king,
Was meant for me alone.
Don Quixote, Last lines.

He had remembered typing the final sentence of Misery's Child: "So Ian and Geoffrey left the Little Dunthorpe churchyard together, supporting themselves in their sorrow, determined to find their lives again." While writing this line he had been giggling so madly it had been hard to strike the correct keys - he had to go back several times. Thank God for good old IBM Correct Tape. He had written THE END below and then had gone capering around the room- this same room in the Boulderado Hotel- and screaming Free at last! Free at last! Great God Almighty, I'm free at last! The silly bitch finally bought the farm!
Misery

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This is the last story. Ever. SO if another story happens to get written about the adventures of Shamoosh or grinch's in general you can know its fake. Since al the grinchs are dead.
Shamoosh, ending postscript of the In Name Only fanfic 'The death of all Grinchs'

The late James F. Bowman was writing a serial tale for a weekly paper in collaboration with a genius whose name has not come down to us. They wrote, not jointly but alternately, Bowman supplying the installment for one week, his friend for the next, and so on, world without end, they hoped. Unfortunately they quarreled, and one Monday morning when Bowman read the paper to prepare himself for his task, he found his work cut out for him in a way to surprise and pain him. His collaborator had embarked every character of the narrative on a ship and sunk them all in the deepest part of the Atlantic.
The Devil's Dictionary, "Serial".

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You'd think they were trying to burn the show down for the insurance money.
SFDebris on Rick Berman and Brannon Braga, "Bounty"

I had lunch with Charles early on in the planning, and I made a joke about how the previous Daredevil writers always try to fuck over the incoming writers with cliffhangers. That's when he told me he was "killing" Daredevil, and I immediately regretted making my joke.


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