Beginning, Middle, End

If you are interested in stories with happy endings, you would be better off reading some other End signbook. In this book, not only is there no happy ending, there is no happy beginning and very few happy things in the middle.**

You may be asking how could this be, surely there must be some happiness in this book. Well, there isn’t. The reason is that this book has no ending and not much of a middle. You are in the middle of the middle and not far from the end. Does that make you happy? It shouldn’t especially since you either spent some good, well-deserved cash on this thing, or you spent some time deciding whether or not to read it and it is obvious you have decided to read it, which means that now you are either wasting some of that cash you could have spent somewhere else, or some of your good,but rather limited time and… he says with a pause that is intended to raise your curiosity, but probably will not… there is a very good chance (although not a chance worth putting odds upon) you are doing both.

Now, you probably see why I’ve said this has no happy endings, beginnings and not very much happiness in the middle. Please don’t tell me you don’t see, because you’ve already reached the end.

** beginning of Lemony Snickett‘s ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events

 

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