Do Not Go Gentle Into That Twilight

How to cope with the franchise's end

The long dusk of Twilight finally fades to black. Seven years after Stephenie Meyer's novel about a new girl in town who falls for a vampire, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn--Part 2 (out Nov. 16) brings the monumental franchise to a close. Fans known as Twi-hards--who helped propel the previous Breaking Dawn film to $705 million in worldwide grosses--will be left without an addictive paranormal romance to sink their fangs into.

Then again, vampires are hard to kill. The tale of human teen Bella Swan (played in the films by Kristen Stewart) and her unearthly beau Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) may...

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