People fear the dark for a reason. Out in the darkness, the demons and horrors of our imagination become all too real. Of those brave enough to leave the light and plunge into the world's dark corners, none come back unchanged. Some don't come back at all. Four Corners Dark offers up four very different tales of places where the darkness lingers, tempting you to step into the unknown.
Jack Ross loses his soul but finds redemption representing an evangelical African American preacher. Jack's downward spiral begins with his idealistic but doomed defense of his best friend and colleague. It becomes an existential crisis. His wife leaves. His partner is in alcohol rehab. Jack's struggle to reclaim his professional standing and self-respect is aided by a petty criminal and a hot young reporter. Jack sets out to right the wrongs done to his Christian-prophet client.
"Sophomoric, Bland, Not the Least Thrilling"
In this strange place, only a select few people ever leave the city limits and even then, they leave reluctantly. This is what fifteen and a half year old Benjamin Granault faces as, through a string of amazing events, he finds himself living in a town where he can never talk about modern technology or current events, a place where being an outsider can cost a person his life and being part of the community may very well cost more.
In this Icelandic winter horror story, a man grows curious and fearful of his odd neighbor. The neighbor seems to be just an eccentric writer, according to the man's wife, but the man just can't help but feel put off by him. The fact that the man's daughter is being visited by the neighbor, in her dreams, doesn't help to ease the man's suspicions.