Every storyteller has a special way she likes to end her tales. When you hear those words–those
ending words–you know that’s all there is.
But real life isn’t like that. Its endings are squirmier than the ones in stories. You try to
tuck them in neatly and they kick the blankets off.
The thing about life is, no matter what happens to you, it goes on. What seems like an ending
is really a beginning in disguise.
~Susan Fletcher, in Shadow Spinner