In response to my friend's suggestion, I developed a denoumente in which Margie, the character kidnapped in Iraq, writes e-mails to various characters after her release from captivity, interspersed with headlines from newspapers covering her speaking tour. Also developed back cover text for the one-cut-above-lame fan fiction that Marcus and Spike wrote. I was aiming for bad fantasy fiction (or even good fantasy marketed badly):
"Text of book jacket from Retreat of the Elf Princess
When Suha, the scion of the Radran Empire goes undercover to bust the illegal trade in Faerie-magicks by the foul Glynessan trolls, she meets Nugem, the dashing young Vagabond, and sets her imperial heart on him. Enchanted by her irresistible charms, he gives up everything to find her, when the Glynnesans strike back and take her hostage. After setting her free, Nugem and his fellow Vagabonds then begin a desperate race to the Isle of Haram, which is protected by Garyor, the most powerful wizard in the empire. But Glynessan trolls never willingly give up anything, once it has been in their grasp…"
In any case, I wanted to get over 50, 000 words, and now I think I'll be pushing 60, 000.