Because it progresses, The Haunting of Bly Manor reveals itself to be a tragedy wrapped in horror, sharing components of household drama with The Haunting of Hill Home. From the very first episode, the au pair Dani Clayton is haunted by a mysterious man with flashing glasses. She sees him each time she’s round a mirror, thus she frantically covers up each mirror she encounters. His unsettling presence is terrifying at first, however we study his story is kind of tragic. The present drops a bombshell round its midpoint: the creepy man, in actual fact, is Edmund (Eddie) O’Mara, Dani’s childhood sweetheart and former fiancé.
The fourth episode opens with a candy flashback to Dani’s childhood as she tries on Eddie’s glasses. A few years later, Dani has a hoop on her finger, and he or she and Edmund attend an engagement get together of kinds. There, Edmund tells the story of how Dani dared him to kiss her once they have been youngsters and the way he was fearful that he’d get her pregnant, so he requested her to marry him. He asks her over and over all through the years till she lastly says sure.
However doubt casts over Dani’s face as Edmund professes his love for her. Hassle begins when Edmund’s mother provides her an previous costume through the get together. When Dani will get fitted for the costume, she feels sparks for the seamstress (as she does for Jamie the gardener). Her subsequent dinner with Edmund is tense. Edmund picks up that one thing is fallacious, questioning if she needs to get married in any respect. She reaches out to him and tells him she will be able to’t. Within the automobile, Dani tells Edmund she had needed to stay it out and never harm him, hoping she’d ultimately really feel how she was presupposed to. Distraught, Eddie exits the automobile. Instantly, a shifting truck strikes him, and its headlights create a flashing mild in his glasses. He quickly dies after arriving on the hospital.
Overwrought with guilt, Dani sees Edmund and his flashing glasses as she’s making an attempt to drag herself collectively within the hospital toilet. He is not likely there — however he continues haunting her anyway. After Edmund’s loss of life, his mom stops by to convey Dani meals and her late son’s glasses. She invitations Dani to dinner, not realizing Dani is all packed as much as go to Europe.
Edmund’s presence continues to hang-out Dani, who brings the glasses together with her on her journey overseas. Even when she needs to maneuver on with Jamie, it is not possible for her to cease seeing him at Bly Manor, which already has its truthful share of ghosts. On the finish of the fourth episode, Dani lastly confronts this tragedy and tosses the glasses right into a bonfire.