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Alternative Book Ending

end books like song endings
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Are there books with fade-outs, like in pop songs? Get to the end of the book, repeat the main theme with improvisation and then the print fades until you can't read it anymore. "Alternatively", you could end a book like a punk song with a bunch of random letter and crash boom sounds in writing, that don't have anything to do with the rest of the book.
JesusHChrist, Jun 28 2013


       This would be great. Why?
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 28 2013

       Because it's there.
JesusHChrist, Jun 28 2013

       How about ending a book by transitioning into another book?
(mans)laughter, Jun 29 2013

       the printing just stops, a couple of blank pages and a pencil attached to the book?
not_morrison_rm, Jun 29 2013

       Much as I like [(mans)]' and [nrm]'s contributions, I love the original idea itself. I plan to try it with my next best- selling novel, which will appear on shelves as a studio version and in a limited-edition live version as well (the live version features an extended solo and special crescendo ending).
Alterother, Jun 29 2013

       Gravity's Rainbow ends abruptly (and with a song). The Lord of Ring books end with a coda wherein the Imperial March is repeated in a faded out version.
calum, Jun 29 2013

       It also sounds like Flowers for Algernon.
4and20, Jun 29 2013

       + Your best idea since you stopped smoking cigs!
xandram, Jul 02 2013

       It should end in smaller and smaller font. Or perhaps the letters should become fractalized, with the continuation of the story becoming smaller and smaller bits of the edge of the font letters.
RayfordSteele, Jul 05 2013


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