"Light penetrates the darkness, however. Even the darkest nights end in a sunrise." " But oh darling even the brightest stars will fade in time, giving into darkness and fears for you can not hide from what fate destined to be.
I stumbled across Elmore Leonard's Ten Rules of Writing and thought I'd post it. This is good advice, but I think a couple of them go a little too far. I'm sure you could get away with as many as 3 or 4 exclamation points in a word story.