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Alan Wake Wiki
Alan Wake Wiki

The Murder Sites is one of the Collectables found in Alan Wake 2. It is one of the pages of the Return manuscript.


An Overlap of the Dark Place needed a push from both directions to manifest itself. Reality in our world eroded by repeated dark lore tied to a location. And a counterpoint, a work of art, a horror narrative, crafted in the depths of the Dark Place, connecting to the story on the other side, to reach out through the weakened veil.

A story of a lawman whose heart was cut out of his chest. Two corrupt men killed by their own twisted ambition. A haunted old woman drowned in a bathtub. Twisted reflections on the other side of the mirror. Arcs stabbing through realities. Amplifying the influence of the Dark Place.

These elements working in conjunction made a trickle that became a torrent. A wormhole. A vortex. And the art, the map, became the nightmare territory where the Dark Place encroached on our reality, a blanket over it, where they overlapped, causing reality to twist and loop like a bad dream, remolding anything and anyone within its dark horror design.


The page depicts how the three Overlaps form in the game, with each of the murder sites Alan encounters reflecting the formation of boss Taken Saga encounters.


  • Location: Cauldron Lake (Witchfinder's Station)
  • Go to the picnic table outside Witchfinder's Station. The page is on top.