Imagine you’re engrossed in an action-packed thriller.
You’re close to the end of the book, you’re anticipating a showdown between the hero and the villain, and …
… the villain undergoes a sudden change of heart, and the hero decides to retire and enjoy a quiet life in Florida.
Chances are, you’d throw the book across the room in disgust. The author promised you a thriller, but what you got is an unsatisfying fairy tale.