Orient Express

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1. A scrap of this paper had the words "member little Daisy Armstrong."

1.1. This paper probably was a threat to Ratchett, and had the words "remember little Daisy Armstrong."

2. Armstrong Household

3. Good Connections

3.1. Jobs

3.2. Marrage

3.3. Family

3.4. Good relationships

4. The train had 14 passengers.

4.1. We know as a fact that 2 of the 14 passengers could not have done it.

4.1.1. Those 2 passengers are Poirot and Ratchett.

4.1.1.1. That leaves 12 passengers.

4.1.1.1.1. Ratchett was stabbed 12 times.

5. Mary Debenham

5.1. English

6. Colonel Arbuthnot

6.1. English

7. Samuel Edward Ratchett

7.1. Rich

7.2. Employer of Macqueen

7.3. Suspicious and untrustworthy to other people

7.4. As a gangster, his gang kidnapped and killed Daisy Armstrong

7.5. American

7.6. When he was a gangster, his gang kidnapped Daisy Armstrong and killed her.

8. Hector William Macqueen

8.1. American

8.2. Says Ratchett got some threatening letters

9. Natalia Dragomiroff

9.1. Ugly

9.2. Russian Princess

9.3. Intellegent

9.4. Naturalized French Citizen

9.5. Godmother of Sonia Armstrong

10. Caroline Hubbard

10.1. American

10.2. Always talking about her daughter

10.3. Has "Vurry" important information for Poirot

11. Antonio Foscarelli

11.1. Italian

11.2. Has been to and from America

12. Valet

12.1. English

12.2. Drugged Ratchett?

13. Cyrus Hardman

13.1. American

13.2. American Detective

13.3. Works for McNeils's Detective Agency in New York

14. M. Bouc

14.1. Thinks the Italian did it

14.1.1. "And from there on M. Bouc's thoughts went along a well-worn course which they had already traversed some hundred times."

15. Hildegrade Schmidt

15.1. German

15.2. Works for Princess Dragomiroff as a maid

16. Count Andrenyi

16.1. Works for the Hungarian Embassey

16.2. Hungarian

17. Elena Andrenyi

17.1. Traveling with her husband

17.2. Hungarian Countess

17.3. Drinks sleeping draught at night

17.4. Has a grease spot on her passport

18. Doctor Constantine

18.1. Greek

19. Suspect(s)

19.1. Suspect 1

19.2. Suspect 2

19.3. Used a match from the train to burn a paper

20. Dead Ratchett

20.1. Stabbed 12 times

20.1.1. At least 3 of the stabs were fatal.

20.1.1.1. 2 of the fatal stabs were given when Ratchett was already dead.

20.1.1.1.1. Someone came and stabbed Ratchett when he was dead.

20.1.2. 1 or 2 of the stabs were like scratches. They weren't fatal.

20.1.3. Some of the stabs were done right-handed, while other stabs were done left-handed.

20.1.3.1. Two people were involved in the murder of Ratchett.

20.1.3.1.1. One was right-handed.

20.1.3.1.2. The other was left-handed.

20.1.3.1.3. At least two people, anyways

20.2. Had sleeping draught at the night he was murdered

20.2.1. Drugged?

20.2.1.1. By who?

20.3. Drugged

21. Hercule Poirot

22. Cassetti

23. Daisy Armstrong

23.1. Child of Colonel Armstrong and Sonia Armstrong

23.2. Kidnapped and killed by Cassetti

24. Colonel Armstrong

24.1. Shot himself after his wife died in childbirth

25. Sonia Armstrong

25.1. God-daughter of Dragomiroff

25.2. Died in childbirth

26. Reason for killing Cassetti, A.K.A Ratchett

26.1. Revenge of the murder of Daisy Armstrong?

27. They have connections with the Armstrongs

28. Known suspect

28.1. Has womanish voice, but seems to be a man.

28.2. COULD BE made up.

28.3. Wore a Wagon Lit Uniform

29. Greta Ohlsson

29.1. Swedish

30. Shared a table together when the train first started traveling.

31. People working to solve the crime

32. Map Legend

32.1. Important Stuff

32.2. Dead People

32.2.1. Only when there is a person's name

32.3. People

32.4. Clues

32.5. Information / Facts

32.6. Connections

32.7. End of evidence / clue trail

33. Bad Connectiions

33.1. Murder

33.2. Bad relationships

34. Clue Connections

34.1. Clues to the mystery

35. Connections through groups

35.1. This means that people are connected through something they did or are doing.

35.2. The other connections are a part of this group because they are connections.

36. Americans / Affiliations with America

37. Social Connections

37.1. Identity changes

38. The facts about the murder:

38.1. Ratchett

38.1.1. Murdered

38.1.1.1. Stabbed 12 times

38.1.2. Drugged

38.1.2.1. The Valet says that Ratchett asked for some sleeping draught

38.1.2.1.1. Ratchett had a revolver under his pillow, so he was intending to be alert that night

38.1.2.2. He was heavily drugged by the sleeping draught.

38.1.2.2.1. Poirot was awoken from his sleep when he heard Ratchett cried out loudly.