"Everything’s settled nicely thanks to one heart attack. All’s well that ends well."
"Assuming there’s an end somewhere" Aomame said.
Tamaru formed some short creases near his mouth that were faintly reminiscent of a smile. “There has to be an end somewhere. It’s just that nothing’s labeled ‘This is the end.’ Is the top of a ladder labeled ‘This is the last rung. Please don’t step higher than this’?”
Aomame shook her head.
"It’s the same thing," Tamaru said.
Aomame said, “If you use common sense and keep your eyes open, it becomes clear enough where the end is.”