Life usually works out. Elizabeth Bennett marries Fitzwilliam Darcy. Brian Robeson gets rescued from the wilds of Canada. Phileas Fogg wins his bet.
If not, wait for a sequel. Scarlett. Little House on the Prairie. Double Fudge.
It’s good to be odd, to be complex, to be eccentric. Sherlock Holmes. Junie B. Jones. Huck Finn. Anna Karenina.
Secondary characters can be fascinating. Mercutio. Mrs. Malaprop. Severus Snape. Grover.
When things go wrong, hang in there. After all, tomorrow is just another day.