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Bookender's Game: changing the course of literature

Just for fun: Write one or two sentences which, if inserted into a well known book, would have the effect of ending that book very quickly. It could be an obvious book, or you could try and make us guess which book you're ending.

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Ever since Scotland Yard's new 'zero tolerance' policy on cocaine and morphine use, I don't dare have anything to do with them! Tell Lestrade the butler did it or something, but DON'T LET THEM IN.

Seconds? Gee thanks, Mr. Bumble!

I've got a better idea: instead of telling each other stories on the road to Canterbury, why not sing songs? Ninety nine bottles of beer on the wall, ninety nine bottles of beer...
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  • Terminus, by Peter Clines

    A sequel to 14, in which the Great Old Ones arrive to eat the world. Kavach Press, 2020, 333 pages Murdoch’s past has finally come…

  • Burr, by Gore Vidal

    Aaron Burr in his own words... kind of. Random House, 1973, 430 pages Here is an extraordinary portrait of one of the most complicated -…

  • Aria: The Masterpiece, Volume 2

    Aria: The Masterpiece, Volume 2 by Kozue Amano Further life on the wet Mars, now known as Aqua. Akari helps a lost visitor, learns about the…