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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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CLIFFHANGING teahouses, exquisite works of art and restaurants filled with toilet seats: Kate Hodal explores Taiwan, the small Southeast Asian nation that boldly claims to be the best place on earth On a whirlwind tour of a nation best known for its cheap electronics, regular typhoons and historical animosity towards China, we are here to uncover the "other side" of Taiwan - the food, history, fun and traditions.
Until that happens, and it really does take flight as it heads towards a cliffhanging final battle, there is an overworn gag about Bilbo Baggins finding his home invaded by a bunch of ravenous dwarves.
But the good news: A cliffhanging conclusion promises sequels on the way.
The Warwickshire Taverners Trophy opened in spectacular style last week with solicitors Mills & Reeve earning a cliffhanging last ball victory against tournament newcomers DAC Beachcroft.
Featuring episodes S from the brand-new eighth series, join Sam as he pulls off a daring rescue to stop a runaway train; watch Elvis and Mike have a cliffhanging accident involving a giant guitar and see Sam and Penny race to the rescue when Norman accidentally drives Jupiter through Pontypandy
After months of cliffhanging suspense, the group's French mill has finally closed as a planned sale to a Thai company tell through.
Some short stories can function as cliffhanging first chapters, while others are entire compressed novels, and Mart and Armstrong strike a good balance between the two types.
But Peel is not contemplating such a cliffhanging decision.
And, like all meaningful journeys, after many cliffhanging twists and turns, it leads Annette to herself: "The eye squinting this very moment in the late sun, the hand drawing the facade, toes cramped in their worn shoes.
There's no longer the same influx of sweeps-related miniseries and events, bur networks still aggressively pursue the cliffhanging ritual on episodic shows.
After that, the pair are off to Peru and the lost city of El Dorado to encounter cliffhanging peril from Russians, Amazonian natives with poison darts, not to mention scorpions, army ants, aliens (right out of Spielberg's "Close Encounters"), quicksand and one very large snake.
Saturday's match would have been engrossing for neutrals, the best match of the World Cup so far with tries galore and a cliffhanging television official's decision awarding Fiji the crucial score.