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howarewefortime wrote in milliways_bar
It's all right.

It's not so bad, this, as endings go.

It's the last page in a good book; a lady with a kind smile on a pale horse, who reaches out her hand as if to say, Come and see.

It's the door opening, and an ancient man slipping through, bearded, robed and wreathed in light. In his eyes are stars and on his brow a golden crown.

"Er ..." he says, "hello. Er, look, I'm sorry I'm a bit late. I've had the most ghastly time, all sorts of things cropping up at the last moment."

His coming is foretold; it is written. But then -

But then, this is not just the end of the universe. This is the end of all universes. And it might be written differently somewhere else. Where you can't read it. In bigger letters. Underlined.


This might not be the end. The pages of the book might just have got stuck together.

After all, these sorts of things happen, when you read in a bar.

"Er," the man says, "how are we for time? Have I just got a min-"

+++ Divide By Cucumber Error. Please Reinstall Universe And Reboot +++

This is how the world ends.

Out of Cheese Error.
Redo From Start.
Redo From Start.
Redo From Start.

Not with a bang, but with a ffffff



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