Dark Places - Chapters 40 and 41 Summary & Analysis

Gillian Flynn
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Chapter 40 takes place in 1985. Calvin murdered Debby and Patty. He never intended to murder Debby, but she came out of her room because of everything else that was happening with Ben and Michelle. Calvin felt terrible because he was always able to justify what he did as helping people. Debby was an innocent victim that he only killed in a panic.

Chapter 41 is set in the present. Many days have passed since Libby turned in Diondra. The police ended up finding her, but not Crystal. Thanks to some items Libby had stolen from Diondra’s house, they are able to connect her DNA to the original crime scene. Libby is hopeful that Ben will be getting out of prison soon in light of all the new evidence. Libby goes to see Ben, who wants to know about Crystal. Libby admits that she’s...

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