Dark Places - Chapter 27 Summary & Analysis

Gillian Flynn
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Summary

In the present, Libby returns to talk to Ben about what she has just learned. Ben is still upset that she’s looking into the murders. Libby ignores him and asks about Diondra and the child that Ben supposedly had with her. Ben dodges the questions and asks what Libby has to gain. He points out that if Libby is right and Ben isn’t guilt, it means that Libby has to bear the guilt of sentencing her brother to prison. If she’s wrong, then Ben’s a killer and it doesn’t matter. She asks about Trey, and Ben seems surprised she knows his name. He ignores her questions again and tells her that she needs to pick a side, and recommends that she side with him, and leave things alone.

Analysis

Ben’s actions demonstrate the theme of Responsibility. Because of...

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