Finished listening to the Bartimaeus trilogy on the drive down to the farm today.
Edward said, "So Nathaniel is, essentially, totally, dead?"
"But... but... what about the rest of it? They left so many things open."
"Well, what's to keep someone else from calling Bartimaeus in the future? Aren't demons still slaves to any magician? What was the point of it all if nothing changed in the end? It's like they fought for no reason."