The movie model of “Where the Crawdads Sing” leaves the viewer with somewhat of an ambiguous finishing. However within the novel, Kya’s involvement in Chase’s loss of life is somewhat bit extra transparent. It is implied on the finish of the movie that, when a miles older Tate discovers the outdated seashell necklace that Kya made for Chase in one in every of his journals, he discovered that she did in reality kill Chase. It is greater than implied within the e book, alternatively, when Tate additionally reads a secret poem that accompanies the necklace: “Luring him used to be as simple,” the poem starts, later studying, “The final step, a lure/ Down, down he falls/ His eyes nonetheless keeping mine/ Till they see every other global.”
So Kya did kill Chase. However how did she do it? Necessarily, the evening spread out precisely because the prosecution theorized it did. Kya used the alibi of her assembly with publishers in Greenville, however after her a success dinner, she boarded an evening bus again to Barkley Cove in a conceal, lured Chase to the fireplace tower, driven him during the open grate, then boarded every other evening bus again to Greenville in a 2d conceal and woke the following morning to meet once more together with her identical publishers. What is no longer in reality transparent, from both e book or movie, is how Kya were given in contact with Chase, so even a couple of mysteries stay.