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Megan Goldin / Speedy Spoilers

Megan Goldin | The Escape Room | Ten-Second Spoilers


Welcome to the escape room. Your goal is simple. Get out alive.

In the lucrative world of finance, Vincent, Jules, Sylvie, and Sam are at the top of their game. They’ve mastered the art of the deal and celebrate their success in style―but a life of extreme luxury always comes at a cost.

Invited to participate in an escape room challenge as a team-building exercise, the ferociously competitive co-workers crowd into the elevator of a high-rise building, eager to prove themselves. But when the lights go off and the doors stay shut, it quickly becomes clear that this is no ordinary competition: they’re caught in a dangerous game of survival.

Trapped in the dark, the colleagues must put aside their bitter rivalries and work together to solve cryptic clues to break free. But as the game begins to reveal the team’s darkest secrets, they realize there’s a price to be paid for the terrible deeds they committed in their ruthless climb up the corporate ladder. As tempers fray, and the clues turn deadly, they must solve one final chilling puzzle: which one of them will kill in order to survive?

My Rating:

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

The Escape Room Spoilers:

The four colleagues trapped in the elevator were part of an insider trading ring. Sam had killed Lucy after she threatened to turn on them following a sexual assault by unrelated colleagues. He staged it as a suicide, then killed Lucy’s mother in a hit and run when she began to get suspicious. When Sara started asking questions, the team set her up to get fired. They refused to give her references so that she couldn’t get hired anywhere else. Her engagement also was ruined.

Much later, Sara came across evidence of the insider trading that Lucy had left her and began her revenge plan. She set up the elevator escape room in order to get them all away from their phones so that she could drain their shell account. She also went to Grand Cayman to empty their safety deposit box of gold and treasury checks.

Sara intended to let them out once her plan was complete, but they all went crazy and killed each other. Only Vincent survived.

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