Dark Places - Chapters 36 and 37 Summary & Analysis

Gillian Flynn
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In Chapter 36, this short chapter takes place in 1985. Patty woke up when she heard something coming from Michelle’s room. When she went to investigate, she thought it would be too late for the mystery man to complete his task. Her thoughts are interrupted when a dark stranger stabs her in the chest. She thought to herself how it wasn’t supposed to happen like this. The man panicked and grabbed an axe. He used it to murder Debby. He finished off Patty with the shotgun that she'd left on the shelf. Patty died wishing things had gone differently earlier that night.

Back in the present Libby is pinned to ground and regains consciousness. Crystal apologizes for slipping up about the diary, while Diondra presses a knee into Libby's back. Crystal goes to get a gun, and during that time Libby is able...

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