HOW A NOVEL MOST OFTEN ENDS

A literary classic, anyway
  1. 1.
    Marriage
  2. 2.
    Going home
  3. 3.
    Leaving home
  4. 4.
    Death
  5. 5.
    Salvation
  6. 6.
    Understanding/catharsis
  7. 7.
    Secret(s) revealed
  8. 8.
    Transfer of power
  9. 9.
    Reunion
  10. 10.
    Reconciliation
  11. 11.
    Finding something lost/sought
  12. 12.
    Self-actualization
  13. 13.
    Completing a journey
  14. 14.
    A return to the beginning
  15. 15.
    A change in wealth/fortune
  16. 16.
    Incarceration
  17. 17.
    An explosion
  18. 18.
    Starting a job
  19. 19.
    Rescue
  20. 20.
    Justice
  21. 21.
    Bedtime
  22. 22.
    A battle
  23. 23.
    A breakup
  24. 24.
    Destruction
  25. 25.
    Sex
  26. 26.
    Many of the above at once