I prepared myself to face the blackness and went down the stairs.
There was no difference, no sense of direction or distinctive sound to serve as a guide, there was only the black.
I called on Shelly and told him to use Flash, which he was now able to do thanks to the new badge on my trainer card.
The darkness faded away, revealing a wide open space, punctuated by boulders and broken rocks. The walls were roughly excavated and had big patches of moss. They curved a bit and one could see a weathered down path along the wall.