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cliffhanger

a situation of imminent disaster usually occurring at the end of each episode of a serialized film
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Season one packs a punch with an abundance of cameos from some A-list celebrities along with WTF moments and hilarious backstories for our murderous mistresses, plus a cliffhanger ending.
The writing-directing duo of Longman Leung and Sunny Luk impressively up their game from their major 2012 hit "Cold War," orchestrating a stellar pan-Asian cast and making prudent use of an $18 million budget to field a war of arms and ideologies with a teasing cliffhanger ending.
99) JAMES Patterson continues the Alex Cross series with one of his darkest thrillers to date, which picks up from the cliffhanger ending to Cross My Heart.
Like the first book, A Fool's Errand features a briskly paced plot that still yields a fair number of surprises and keeps readers eagerly devouring pages right up to its cliffhanger ending.
The chronicle continues to reflect the development of the next generation in the form of the Clifton's teenage son, Sebastian, laying the groundwork for the next book in the series, with a cliffhanger ending.
Walter and Paul, also known as the ice-cream brothers, were last seen with their icecream van rolling into the sea in the cliffhanger ending of the second series on BBC2.
The cliffhanger ending to the television series left loyal fans guessing about which direction the planned movie will go in, and fans will have to keep guessing as Sutherland gave nothing else away.
The Keya Quests: Three Souls Destiny -Bound" is the first volume of a fantasy fiction epic filled with action and suspense, complete with a cliffhanger ending that begs the continuing narrative in future volumes.
The cliffhanger ending, as well as the general belief that Rankin would never give up his adored character, suggests that Rebus could make a comeback.
The one disappointment in the book is its cliffhanger ending, which assures that readers will be anticipating the clearly foretold sequel, but which does not do the narrative justice in its own right.
Their choices lead to a cliffhanger ending that anticipates the sequel, "Sent," coming in 2009.