Dark Places - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

Gillian Flynn
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Chapter 9 takes place in the present. Libby has Lyle set up the arrangement to see Ben in prison because she can’t be bothered to deal with all the different people she’d have to get in touch with. He sets up the appointment, and a week later Libby goes to meet Ben. At first, she’s angry with him, but they both soften up. Ben is surprised at how much Libby looks like their mother. Ben talks about memories from their past, which Libby can’t remember at all.

Libby asks why he didn’t have an alibi or why he wasn’t doing more now to get out. He says that he was just a dumb kid back then and he hadn't wanted to show weakness in the courtroom. He had believed he was going to be acquitted and didn’t realize...

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