Cave-Exploring Couple Nearly Eaten by Grues

Hadar, whose age wasn’t available, and DeCrow, 49, went into Hubbards Cave in Glenwood Canyon on the afternoon of Aug. 24 with flashlights but no food or water, said DeCrow’s daughter, Ramiah DeCrow. | Their flashlight batteries died and the pair couldn’t find their way out, the daughter said. —Cave-Exploring Couple Nearly Eaten by Grues (Wired (AP))

A grue, of course, is the unseen beast that will kill you if you are unlucky enough to be in a dark place when your lamp goes out in the classic text adventure Zork.