Final NaNoWriMo word count: 28,534. Far short of the goal, but I'm pleased anyway.
I've updated the excerpt on my NaNoWriMo profile page with the end I settled for, in order to have one. It's clunky, and a bit more of a summation than a narrative, but I love how it came out, and the thematic stuff I figured out to do with everything, moving forward.
There's lots I need to do to finish this story. But I will do it. I haven't been so excited about writing in... Well, ever.
Gonna get me a novel wrote. :-D
PS. Changed the working name of the thing to Braintape Dreaming.