Dark Places - Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

Gillian Flynn
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Libby and Lyle decide to go to Magda’s so they can hear more about Runner, and so Libby can sell some of her items at the local pawn shop. Lyle warns her that everyone there will be huge fans of Ben's. When she gets there, everyone has good things to say about Ben. Many of the women exchanged letters with him in prison.

The people they speak with believe that Runner was the killer because Libby’s mother had pressed the courts to do something about his lack of child support. Also back then, Runner didn’t know that he was out of the will and couldn't use the money to pay off his debts. Peggy Bannion, Runner’s girlfriend at the time, comes to the meeting with Libby and Lyle. She explains that Runner lied about being home that evening. She says...

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