Black Chalk starts with a regretful man who has been hiding for years. Fourteen years previously he was involved in a game and now it’s time to finally finish it.
The book follows his retelling of the game and how it started. The innocent fun of 6 students soon turns dark and the consequences of what they started becomes apparent. What was meant to be a simple game ends up destroying more than they could have imagined. Everyone wants to win, but what price are they willing to pay?