51MXBQ2YP3L._SL160_Left in Darkness, directed by Stephen R. Monroe, follows the afterlife journey of Celia, a young woman (whose mother died in childbirth and father abandoned her) who dies after being assaulted at a party on the night of her twenty-first birthday. Celia finds herself in a purgatory-like state, pursued by demonic creatures as she tries to reach the light. (This is one of the GU stories that takes place entirely within a single house, like Flora Segunda, or the first part of The Forbidden Game.)

What makes this one particularly interesting is the ambiguous nature of the companion – or is he her adversary? As the spirit of her grandfather seems to be trying to destroy her, the “guardian angel” of her childhood appears to lead her to safety – but all may not be what it seems.

 

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