Physical Items

Blueprint Pieces

Observation #1

These are enclosed in the cigarette case.

Observation #2

Joe and his stage ciphers...

Observation #3

Once assembled, the key is in the bottom-right corner while the message is at the top.

Observation #4

Once deciphered, the message reads:

  • "SOME HIDING PLACES FOR THE SENTINEL."

Cigarette Case

Observation

The case holds the cut-up blueprint pieces.

Interlude NYC Article

Observation

This article can be cross-referenced with the photo on the shared desktop to deduce which restaurant Hector patronized.

Julia Letter

Observation #1

Julia gives us the new password to her folder on the virtual desktop.

  • COOLIDGE

Observation #2

  • As well as the subject line for when we eliminate another suspect:
    • WICKED

Magazine Article

Observation

Roland seemed to have no problem moving on and "progressing" after the death of Viola.

Police Report

Observation #1

This document confirms a few more details about Ruth Erikson's whereabouts the night of Viola's murder.

Observation #2

Despite the script notes from Episode 3 making it seem that Evelyn and Viola were on friendly terms, Evelyn's second interview with the detective shows she held quite some resentment toward Viola.

Observation #3

So, they closed the case simply due to Olga's persistence being a "nuisance" to the police force, and the possibility that she was just being forgetful of events that occurred the night of Viola's disappearance...?

Returned Letter

Observation #1

This letter is from Hector to Olga.

Observation #2

He attempted to return her ring to her after the engagement was called off.

Observation #3

He also tries to convince Olga to let up on Viola and be more of a mother than an overbearing manager, of sorts.

Observation #4

But why was the letter returned?

Ring

Observation #1

This is enclosed with the returned letter in the sealed envelope.

Observation #2

"1903" is engraved inside the ring.

Observation #3

It was Viola's engagement ring and originally belonged to Olga.

Song Lyrics

Observation #1

The song titles are hints as to how to solve the hidden messages within the lyrics.

Observation #2

"Odd Endings" refers to reading the last letter of every other (odd) line.

Observation #3

Once deciphered, the message reads:

  • "STAY AWAY"

Observation #4

"My First and Last" refers to the first and last letter of every line.

Observation #5

Once deciphered, the message reads:

  • "EVELYN WILL YOU MARRY ME"

Observation #6

These songs were written by Ira.