The latest game in The Dark Pictures Anthology, Little Hope, has arrived and fans of Supermassive Games‘ distinct choose your own adventure horror games have another story to plow through. The story of Little Hope goes through quite a few twist and turns across various time periods. Thus, it can be a bit difficult to follow. So whether you’ve completed Little Hope and need the story and ending explained, or you’d like to just follow along to make sense of what is happening, this guide is for you.
Note: Little Hope’s story is changes depending on the choices you make. We have not yet explored every single possibility at the time of this writing so your experience may vary a little to greatly from the below.
Little Hope Story Summary
The story of The Dark Pictures: Little Hope begins in the 70s as you observe a family on the verge of being torn apart because of financial troubles and other issues.
The parent’s adoptive daughter, Megan, is struggling both with school and fitting in with her two brothers and one sister. The father, a manager of sorts at the town’s factory, is hitting the bottle hard because of the stress. This has put strain on the mother who feels she is alone in keeping the family together.
You briefly control Anthony, a seemingly good kid who is trying to make everyone in his family happy while being kind to Megan.
It isn’t long though that the troubled and frustrated Megan decides to burn the whole house down and doom her family. Everyone appears to die with Anthony’s fate left ambiguous.