I totally agree with the sentiment of this post. Writers (me included) attempt to fill every gap so the reader does not misinterpret a thing. We want the world to see the story thru the same eyes and imagination. But why?
When I was a member of a book club many moons ago, one of the most fascinating aspects was discussing the different viewpoints of the story. There were perspectives I didn’t consider or bonded with others who shared similar insight. I believe that the reader’s imagination adds an extra spice that can enhance a story.