History Characters / LauraBow

18th Feb '18 7:47:57 PM Matt620
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* TheAlcoholic: Is mentioned to have problems with alcohol.

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* TheAlcoholic: Is mentioned to have problems with alcohol. By Act III, we can see it is absolutely true.



* BadAssGrandpa:

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* BadAssGrandpa: He is an old soldier, after all.



* DisabledSnarker: He's definitely very snarky, but as it turns out -- not quite as disabled as he's led everyone to believe.

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* DisabledSnarker: He's definitely very snarky, but as it turns out -- not [[spoiler:not quite as disabled as he's led everyone to believe.]]



* HandicappedBadAss:

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* HandicappedBadAss:HandicappedBadAss: [[spoiler: Well, faking the handicap, at least]].



%%* GrandeDame

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%%* GrandeDame* GrandeDame: Has the attitude, outfit, and snobbery one would expect.




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* WeHardlyKnewYe: [[spoiler:She's the first murder victim.]]



* MeaningfulName: [[spoiler: Her stage name is Swansong, which means last performance ]]

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* MeaningfulName: [[spoiler: Her stage name is Swansong, which means last performance performance. She dies in Act III.]]]
* PetTheDog: If questioned, she'll admit she's too hard on Lillian and wants to do better by her. [[spoiler:Not that it stops Lillian from killing her.
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* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: If you tell him about [[spoiler:Gertie's death (or Gloria's, for that matter)]], he will get very upset and go to check. [[spoiler:Of course, as Lillian cleans up the bodies, he'll never find them.]] For the other characters, he won't care.
* KillingInSelfDefense: [[spoiler:He only kills Lillian because she tried to kill him.]]



* ShirtlessScene: In Act V he's in his room shirtless.

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* ShirtlessScene: In Act V he's in his room shirtless.shirtless, getting ready for his date with [[spoiler:Fifi]].



* HollywoodVoodoo: Celie is a practitioner (though she insists for good intentions). She also is found praying in a Christian church.

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* HollywoodVoodoo: Celie is a practitioner (though she insists for good intentions). She also Unlike the hoodoo description, Celie is found praying shown to be a devout Catholic and prays in a Christian church.church.



* HeKnowsTooMuch: [[spoiler:O'Reilly kills him because Pippin has meeting scheduled with Carrington, AKA Watney Little, and is determined to find the dagger.]]



* PoliceAreUseless: [[spoiler:Despite being the Chief of Security at the Leyendecker Museum, six murders occured at the museum during his watch.]]

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* PoliceAreUseless: [[spoiler:Despite being the Chief of Security at the Leyendecker Museum, six murders occured at the museum during his watch. This could also have something to do with O'Reilly keeping him off the scent.]]



* HeKnowsTooMuch [[spoiler:Ernie accidentally discovered the Dagger of Amon Ra inside a large alcohol vat containing preserved warthogs. When the culprit found out, he pushed Ernie into the vat when the latter came to check the vat again. Ernie drowned as a result, but [[DyingClue a few warthog hairs]] are later found on his body by Laura.]]

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* HeKnowsTooMuch HeKnowsTooMuch: [[spoiler:Ernie accidentally discovered is in charge of the alcohol vats in the preservation lab. Because that was where the Dagger of Amon Ra inside a large alcohol vat containing preserved warthogs. When the culprit was stashed after Laura found out, he pushed it in the gift shoppe, O'Reilly overheard a message from Olympia telling Ernie into the vat when the latter came to check the vat again. Ernie drowned as a result, but it was stashed in. As such, O'Reilly murdered him by drowning him there, leaving [[DyingClue a few warthog hairs]] are later found on his body by Laura.shirt.]]



* [[spoiler:BigBad]]: [[spoiler:He is the one who planned the Dagger's theft and he is personally responsible for all of the museum murders.]]
* [[spoiler:EvilIsPetty]]: [[spoiler:In his attempt to steal the Dagger of Amon Ra, O'Riley has cruelly murdered at least six people with the goal of [[LeaveNoWitnesses eliminating anyone who can trace the Dagger's theft to him]] and he wouldn't have stopped there.]]
* [[spoiler:EvilRedhead]]: [[spoiler:He has red hair and is the most evil person in this story.]]
* [[spoiler:EvilWearsBlack]]:[[spoiler: When he finally goes after Laura, O'Riley is dressed in a black hooded robe that completely conceals his features except for his hands.]]

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* [[spoiler:BigBad]]: BigBad: [[spoiler:He is the one who planned the Dagger's theft and he is personally responsible for all of the museum murders.]]
* [[spoiler:EvilIsPetty]]: EvilIsPetty: [[spoiler:In his attempt to steal the Dagger of Amon Ra, O'Riley has cruelly murdered at least six people with the goal of [[LeaveNoWitnesses eliminating anyone who can trace the Dagger's theft to him]] and he wouldn't have stopped there.]]
* [[spoiler:EvilRedhead]]: [EvilRedhead: [[spoiler:He has red hair and is the most evil person in this story.]]
* [[spoiler:EvilWearsBlack]]:[[spoiler: [EvilWearsBlack:[[spoiler: When he finally goes after Laura, O'Riley is dressed in a black hooded robe that completely conceals his features except for his hands.]]
* {{Greed}}: [[spoiler: You can claim O'Reilly committed the murders except for Yvette as financial gain, and it's considered correct.
]]



* [[spoiler:KillerCop]]: [[spoiler:He is a police detective and a ruthless murderer who won't hesitate to kill those who stand in his way.]]
* [[spoiler:LeaveNoWitnesses]]: [[spoiler:This is his motive for most of the museum murders. Pippin was determined to find the dagger and had meetings with co-conspirator Watney Little lined up, Watney himself actually committed the theft, while Ziggy and the Countess were Watney's partners in crime. Averted with Yvette, Ryan's motivation there was because she was with other men.]]
* LoveHurts: He is a divorced man and he [[NeverBeHurtAgain hates the idea of being heartbroken again]]. O'Riley once told his current lover, Yvette, that he would kill her if he found her to be [[YourCheatingHeart unfaithful]]. [[spoiler: [[GreenEyedMonster He]] eventually carried out his threat in a violent struggle, likely while [[RapeAsDrama raping her]].]]
* [[spoiler:ManipulativeBastard]]: [[spoiler:After learning about Watney's true identity, O'Riley made a deal with the English con man. In exchange for Scotland Yard's police file on himself, Watney would help O'Riley steal the Dagger of Amon Ra. After Watney is successful in doing so, O'Riley [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness murders him]] to cover up the crime.]]

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* [[spoiler:KillerCop]]: KillerCop: [[spoiler:He is a police detective and a ruthless murderer who won't hesitate to kill those who stand in his way.]]
* [[spoiler:LeaveNoWitnesses]]: LeaveNoWitnesses: [[spoiler:This is his motive for most of the museum murders. Pippin was determined to find the dagger and had meetings with co-conspirator Watney Little lined up, Watney himself actually committed the theft, while Ziggy and the Countess were Watney's partners in crime. Averted with Yvette, Ryan's motivation there was because she was with other men.]]
* LoveHurts: He is a divorced man and he [[NeverBeHurtAgain hates the idea of being heartbroken again]]. O'Riley once told his current lover, Yvette, that he would kill her if he found her to be [[YourCheatingHeart unfaithful]]. [[spoiler: [[GreenEyedMonster He]] eventually carried out his threat in a violent struggle, likely while [[RapeAsDrama raping her]].struggle.]]
* [[spoiler:ManipulativeBastard]]: ManipulativeBastard: [[spoiler:After learning about Watney's true identity, O'Riley made a deal with the English con man. In exchange for Scotland Yard's police file on himself, Watney would help O'Riley steal the Dagger of Amon Ra. After Watney is successful in doing so, O'Riley [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness murders him]] to cover up the crime.]]



* DentedIron: Apparently, his job left his body covered in scars. To Olympia's delight.






* RedHerring: [[spoiler:He's set up as Pippin's murderer. He then vanishes from the story before Ziggy's murderer, and he's not seen again unless you get the good ending]] or randomly see him around the museum.



* HeKnowsTooMuch: [[spoiler:The culprit killed Ziggy because the latter's underworld connections would allow him to eventually deduce the culprit's identity. If he didn't already get Watney to spill the beans.]]
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: [[spoiler:He is killed when he is pierced by the beak of a life-sized pterodactyl model. The culprit cut the wires suspending the pterodactyl model from the ceiling just as Ziggy passed underneath. The culprit then [[ForTheEvulz cruelly]] [[OffWithHisHead cut off Ziggy's head]] with the paper cutter from Yvette's office and placed the head in the museum's Life Mask Exhibit.]]

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* HeKnowsTooMuch: [[spoiler:The culprit killed Ziggy because the latter's underworld connections would allow him to eventually deduce the culprit's identity. If And that assumes he didn't already get know since the actual thief Watney to spill Little was the beans.conspirator.]]
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: [[spoiler:He is killed when he is pierced by the beak of a life-sized pterodactyl model. The culprit cut the wires suspending the pterodactyl model from the ceiling just as Ziggy passed underneath. The culprit then [[ForTheEvulz cruelly]] [[OffWithHisHead cut off Ziggy's head]] with the paper cutter from Yvette's office and head]]and placed the head in the museum's Life Mask Exhibit.]]



* AlmostDeadGuy: She [[spoiler:lives long enough to tell Dr. Myklos that O'Reily was the one who attacked her.

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* AlmostDeadGuy: She [[spoiler:lives long enough to tell Dr. Myklos that O'Reily was the one who attacked her. ]]



* SheKnowsTooMuch: [[spoiler:The Countess was partners with Watney Little, and was close to Ziggy. O'Reilly kills her so she doesn't figure out the truth.]]

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* SheKnowsTooMuch: [[spoiler:The Countess was partners with Watney Little, and was close in fact she brought him over from England to Ziggy. run her art burglary scheme. Because of this, O'Reilly kills her so she doesn't figure out blab about the truth.dagger.]]



* DeadPersonImpersonation: [[spoiler:After murdering Dr. Carrington, Watney disguised himself as Carrington with no one being the wiser.]]

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* DeadPersonImpersonation: [[spoiler:After murdering Dr. Carrington, Watney disguised himself as Carrington with no one being the wiser. It's not even clear if the Countess, his partner in crime on the art burglary, knew about it.]]



* SpannerInTheWorks: [[spoiler:As he dies, Watney manages to [[DyingClue write the letters "CP" in his own blood]] on an office desk. "CP" refers to the novel "Crime and Punishment" in the office bookcase, where Watney's police file is hidden. This file provides an important clue to solving the mystery.]]
* WalkingSpoiler: [[spoiler:Knowledge of his existence alone is considered a spoiler!]]

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* SpannerInTheWorks: [[spoiler:As he dies, Watney manages to [[DyingClue write the letters "CP" in his own blood]] on an office desk. "CP" refers to the novel "Crime and Punishment" in the office bookcase, where Watney's police file is hidden. This file provides an important clue to solving the mystery.]] He's also the victim of one if his schemes gets exposed: [[spoiler:Steve points out that he and the Countess are in cahoots, while Olympia will notice he walks through the museum at night.]]
* WalkingSpoiler: [[spoiler:Knowledge of his existence alone is considered a spoiler!]]spoiler.]]
16th Feb '18 5:19:55 PM Kissinger113
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* BigBad: [[spoiler:He is the one who planned the Dagger's theft and he is personally responsible for all of the museum murders.]]
* EvilIsPetty: [[spoiler:In his attempt to steal the Dagger of Amon Ra, O'Riley has cruelly murdered at least six people with the goal of [[LeaveNoWitnesses eliminating anyone who can trace the Dagger's theft to him]] and he wouldn't have stopped there.]]
* EvilRedhead: [[spoiler:He has red hair and is the most evil person in this story.]]
* EvilWearsBlack:[[spoiler: When he finally goes after Laura, O'Riley is dressed in a black hooded robe that completely conceals his features except for his hands.]]

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* BigBad: [[spoiler:BigBad]]: [[spoiler:He is the one who planned the Dagger's theft and he is personally responsible for all of the museum murders.]]
* EvilIsPetty: [[spoiler:EvilIsPetty]]: [[spoiler:In his attempt to steal the Dagger of Amon Ra, O'Riley has cruelly murdered at least six people with the goal of [[LeaveNoWitnesses eliminating anyone who can trace the Dagger's theft to him]] and he wouldn't have stopped there.]]
* EvilRedhead: [[spoiler:EvilRedhead]]: [[spoiler:He has red hair and is the most evil person in this story.]]
* EvilWearsBlack:[[spoiler: [[spoiler:EvilWearsBlack]]:[[spoiler: When he finally goes after Laura, O'Riley is dressed in a black hooded robe that completely conceals his features except for his hands.]]



* KillerCop: [[spoiler:He is a police detective and a ruthless murderer who won't hesitate to kill those who stand in his way.]]
* LeaveNoWitnesses: [[spoiler:This is his motive for most of the museum murders. Pippin was determined to find the dagger and had meetings with co-conspirator Watney Little lined up, Watney himself actually committed the theft, while Ziggy and the Countess were Watney's partners in crime. Averted with Yvette, Ryan's motivation there was because she was with other men.]]

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* KillerCop: [[spoiler:KillerCop]]: [[spoiler:He is a police detective and a ruthless murderer who won't hesitate to kill those who stand in his way.]]
* LeaveNoWitnesses: [[spoiler:LeaveNoWitnesses]]: [[spoiler:This is his motive for most of the museum murders. Pippin was determined to find the dagger and had meetings with co-conspirator Watney Little lined up, Watney himself actually committed the theft, while Ziggy and the Countess were Watney's partners in crime. Averted with Yvette, Ryan's motivation there was because she was with other men.]]



* ManipulativeBastard: [[spoiler:After learning about Watney's true identity, O'Riley made a deal with the English con man. In exchange for Scotland Yard's police file on himself, Watney would help O'Riley steal the Dagger of Amon Ra. After Watney is successful in doing so, O'Riley [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness murders him]] to cover up the crime.]]

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* ManipulativeBastard: [[spoiler:ManipulativeBastard]]: [[spoiler:After learning about Watney's true identity, O'Riley made a deal with the English con man. In exchange for Scotland Yard's police file on himself, Watney would help O'Riley steal the Dagger of Amon Ra. After Watney is successful in doing so, O'Riley [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness murders him]] to cover up the crime.]]
2nd Dec '17 6:02:29 PM Matt620
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* [[spoiler:DeadAllAlong: Watney murdered Dr. Carrington during his steamship journey to New York. Watney then [[HideTheEvidence dumped Carrington's body into a trunk]] and [[DeadPersonImpersonation disguised himself as Carrington]].]]
* [[spoiler:PlotTriggeringDeath: His murder begins the plot of the game's story.]]
* [[spoiler:WeHardlyKnewYe: He is strangled to death by Watney during the game's story introduction.]]

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* [[spoiler:DeadAllAlong: Watney DeadAllAlong: [[spoiler:Watney murdered Dr. Carrington during his steamship journey to New York.York, the one in the prologue. Watney then [[HideTheEvidence dumped Carrington's body into a trunk]] and [[DeadPersonImpersonation disguised himself as Carrington]].]]
* [[spoiler:PlotTriggeringDeath: His PlotTriggeringDeath: [[spoiler:His murder begins the plot of the game's story.]]
* [[spoiler:WeHardlyKnewYe: He WeHardlyKnewYe: [[spoiler:He is strangled to death by Watney during the game's story introduction.]]



* GreenEyedMonster: She invokes this in both Lavinia and Laura. Justified in the former's case, Yvette was with her husband.



* EverythingSoundsSexierInFrench: Her French accent is intriguing to many.



* [[spoiler:SpannerInTheWorks: When her body is discovered, Yvette is found clutching [[DyingClue a pair of bifocal glasses and a few strands of red human hair]].]]

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* [[spoiler:SpannerInTheWorks: When SpannerInTheWorks: [[spoiler:When her body is discovered, Yvette is found clutching [[DyingClue a pair of bifocal glasses and a few strands of red human hair]].]]



* [[spoiler:WaxMuseumMorgue: After the culprit strangled Yvette to death with her own stockings, he covered her body with plaster and posed the body as an upright statue as the plaster hardened. He then placed the plastered body [[HiddenInPlainSight in the museum's Old Masters Gallery]].]]

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* [[spoiler:WaxMuseumMorgue: After WaxMuseumMorgue: [[spoiler:After the culprit strangled Yvette to death with her own stockings, he covered her body with plaster and posed the body as an upright statue as the plaster hardened. He then placed the plastered body [[HiddenInPlainSight in the museum's Old Masters Gallery]].]]



* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: He is named for Howard Carter, the discoverer of Tutankhamun's tomb. In-universe, Howard is implied, but never outright stated, to be Dr. Carter's cousin.
* [[spoiler:PlotTriggeringDeath: The discovery of Dr. Carter's dead body, stabbed in the chest with a fake Dagger, inside a sarcophagus truly begins the story's mystery.]]

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* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: He is named for Howard Carter, the discoverer of Tutankhamun's Tutankhamen's tomb. In-universe, Howard is implied, but never outright stated, to be Pippin remarks that Dr. Carter's cousin.
is some kind of relative.
* [[spoiler:PlotTriggeringDeath: The PlotTriggeringDeath: [[spoiler:The discovery of Dr. Carter's dead body, stabbed in the chest with a fake Dagger, inside a sarcophagus truly begins the story's mystery.]]



* [[spoiler:BabiesEverAfter: Heimlich and Myklos get married two months after the story ends. Two years later, they have a baby daughter whom they name Morgana Wolf Heimlich.]]
* [[spoiler:IdiotHoudini: Thanks to Laura's success in solving the mystery, Heimlich remains as the museum's Chief of Security despite his incompetence.]]
* [[spoiler:InspectorLestrade: He accused Laura of being the murderer simply because she was always the first to discover the victims.]]
* [[spoiler:PoliceAreUseless: Despite being the Chief of Security at the Leyendecker Museum, six murders occured at the museum during his watch.]]
* [[spoiler:UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: [[AvertedTrope Averted]]. He keeps [[WallOfWeapons a collection of various medieval weapons]] in his office. An improperly tied claymore [[HaveANiceDeath could kill Laura if she fiddled with it]]. The culprit takes a spiked mace from the office when he finally decides to kill Laura.]]

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* [[spoiler:BabiesEverAfter: Heimlich BabiesEverAfter: [[spoiler:Heimlich and Myklos get married two months after the story ends. Two years later, they have a baby daughter whom they name Morgana Wolf Heimlich.]]
* [[spoiler:IdiotHoudini: Thanks GoodCopBadCop: He plays the role of bad cop when Laura [[spoiler:finds Ziggy's head.]]
* IdiotHoudini: [[spoiler:Thanks
to Laura's success in solving the mystery, Heimlich remains as the museum's Chief of Security despite his incompetence.]]
* [[spoiler:InspectorLestrade: He InspectorLestrade: [[spoiler:He accused Laura of being the murderer simply because she was always the first to discover the victims.]]
* [[spoiler:PoliceAreUseless: Despite PoliceAreUseless: [[spoiler:Despite being the Chief of Security at the Leyendecker Museum, six murders occured at the museum during his watch.]]
* [[spoiler:UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: [[AvertedTrope UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: [[spoiler:[[AvertedTrope Averted]]. He keeps [[WallOfWeapons a collection of various medieval weapons]] in his office. An improperly tied claymore [[HaveANiceDeath could kill Laura if she fiddled with it]]. The culprit takes a spiked mace from the office when he finally decides to kill Laura.]]



* [[spoiler:BabiesEverAfter: Heimlich and Myklos get married two months after the story ends. Two years later, they have a baby daughter whom they name Morgana Wolf Heimlich.]]

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* [[spoiler:BabiesEverAfter: Heimlich BabiesEverAfter: [[spoiler:Heimlich and Myklos get married two months after the story ends. Two years later, they have a baby daughter whom they name Morgana Wolf Heimlich.]]
* GeniusDitz: She knows a lot about paleontology. But her strange and detached nature causes her to be very oblivious when the Countess [[spoiler:spills the beans on who tried to kill her.
]]



* [[spoiler:UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: [[AvertedTrope Averted]]. While being chased the culprit, Laura and Steve encounter Myklos' lost cobras in an underground tunnel. The cobras [[HaveANiceDeath would have killed them]] had Laura not been carrying some [[EncounterRepellant snake oil]].]]

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* [[spoiler:UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: [[AvertedTrope UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: [[spoiler:[[AvertedTrope Averted]]. While being chased the culprit, Laura and Steve encounter Myklos' lost cobras in an underground tunnel. The cobras [[HaveANiceDeath would have killed them]] had Laura not been carrying some [[EncounterRepellant snake oil]].]]



* [[spoiler:HeKnowsTooMuch: Ernie accidentally discovered the Dagger of Amon Ra inside a large alcohol vat containing preserved warthogs. When the culprit found out, he pushed Ernie into the vat when the latter came to check the vat again. Ernie drowned as a result, but [[DyingClue a few warthog hairs]] are later found on his body by Laura.]]

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* [[spoiler:HeKnowsTooMuch: Ernie HeKnowsTooMuch [[spoiler:Ernie accidentally discovered the Dagger of Amon Ra inside a large alcohol vat containing preserved warthogs. When the culprit found out, he pushed Ernie into the vat when the latter came to check the vat again. Ernie drowned as a result, but [[DyingClue a few warthog hairs]] are later found on his body by Laura.]]



* [[spoiler:BigBad: He is the one who planned the Dagger's theft and he is personally responsible for all of the museum murders.]]
* [[spoiler:EvilIsPetty: In his attempt to steal the Dagger of Amon Ra, O'Riley has cruelly murdered at least six people with the goal of [[LeaveNoWitnesses eliminating anyone who can trace the Dagger's theft to him]] and he wouldn't have stopped there.]]
* [[spoiler:EvilRedhead: He has red hair and is the most evil person in this story.]]
* [[spoiler:EvilWearsBlack: When he finally goes after Laura, O'Riley is dressed in a black hooded robe that completely conceals his features except for his hands.]]

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* [[spoiler:BigBad: He BigBad: [[spoiler:He is the one who planned the Dagger's theft and he is personally responsible for all of the museum murders.]]
* [[spoiler:EvilIsPetty: In EvilIsPetty: [[spoiler:In his attempt to steal the Dagger of Amon Ra, O'Riley has cruelly murdered at least six people with the goal of [[LeaveNoWitnesses eliminating anyone who can trace the Dagger's theft to him]] and he wouldn't have stopped there.]]
* [[spoiler:EvilRedhead: He EvilRedhead: [[spoiler:He has red hair and is the most evil person in this story.]]
* [[spoiler:EvilWearsBlack: EvilWearsBlack:[[spoiler: When he finally goes after Laura, O'Riley is dressed in a black hooded robe that completely conceals his features except for his hands.]]



* [[spoiler:KillerCop: He is a police detective and a ruthless murderer who won't hesitate to kill those who stand in his way.]]
* [[spoiler:LeaveNoWitnesses: This is his motive for most of the museum murders. O'Riley wanted to kill anyone who could trace the Dagger's theft to him.]]

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* [[spoiler:KillerCop: He KillerCop: [[spoiler:He is a police detective and a ruthless murderer who won't hesitate to kill those who stand in his way.]]
* [[spoiler:LeaveNoWitnesses: This LeaveNoWitnesses: [[spoiler:This is his motive for most of the museum murders. O'Riley wanted Pippin was determined to kill anyone who could trace find the Dagger's theft to him.dagger and had meetings with co-conspirator Watney Little lined up, Watney himself actually committed the theft, while Ziggy and the Countess were Watney's partners in crime. Averted with Yvette, Ryan's motivation there was because she was with other men.]]



* [[spoiler:ManipulativeBastard: After learning about Watney's true identity, O'Riley made a deal with the English con man. In exchange for Scotland Yard's police file on himself, Watney would help O'Riley steal the Dagger of Amon Ra. After Watney is successful in doing so, O'Riley [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness murders him]] to cover up the crime.]]

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* [[spoiler:ManipulativeBastard: After ManipulativeBastard: [[spoiler:After learning about Watney's true identity, O'Riley made a deal with the English con man. In exchange for Scotland Yard's police file on himself, Watney would help O'Riley steal the Dagger of Amon Ra. After Watney is successful in doing so, O'Riley [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness murders him]] to cover up the crime.]]



* [[spoiler:WalkingSpoiler: He is the main culprit of the Leyendecker Museum mystery.]]
* [[spoiler:WeWillMeetAgain: After he is sentenced to 60 years in a state penitentiary for his crimes, he is seen swearing revenge against Laura in a prison yard.]]

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* [[spoiler:WalkingSpoiler: He WalkingSpoiler: [[spoiler:He is the main culprit of the Leyendecker Museum mystery.]]
* [[spoiler:WeWillMeetAgain: After WeWillMeetAgain: [[spoiler:After he is sentenced to 60 years in a state penitentiary for his crimes, he is seen swearing revenge against Laura in a prison yard.]]




%%* HeroesWantRedheads
%%* JamesBondage
%%* PunnyName

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\n%%* HeroesWantRedheads\n%%* JamesBondage\n%%* PunnyName\n* DistressedDude: [[spoiler:Is badly injured by Ryan when Ryan killed Yvette. He was dumped in a coal chute and left for dead. Laura must save him.]]
* LoveAtFirstSight: He falls for Laura immediately.
* HiddenDepths: He's an art student in addition to being a stevedore.
* PunnyName: His name is a pun for stevedore, which is his job.



* [[spoiler:FriendInTheBlackMarket: For his part in an art burglary scheme with Lavinia and Watney, Ziggy acted as the middleman and provided forged paintings to switch with the real ones at the museum. He then sold the real paintings to private collectors and split the profits with Lavinia and Watney.]]
* [[spoiler:HeKnowsTooMuch: The culprit killed Ziggy because the latter's underworld connections would allow him to eventually deduce the culprit's identity.]]
* [[spoiler:ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: He is killed when he is pierced by the beak of a life-sized pterodactyl model. The culprit cut the wires suspending the pterodactyl model from the ceiling just as Ziggy passed underneath. The culprit then [[ForTheEvulz cruelly]] [[OffWithHisHead cut off Ziggy's head]] with the paper cutter from Yvette's office and placed the head in the museum's Life Mask Exhibit.]]

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* [[spoiler:FriendInTheBlackMarket: For FriendInTheBlackMarket: [[spoiler:For his part in an art burglary scheme with Lavinia and Watney, Ziggy acted as the middleman and provided forged paintings to switch with the real ones at the museum. He then sold the real paintings to private collectors and split the profits with Lavinia and Watney.]]
* [[spoiler:HeKnowsTooMuch: The HeKnowsTooMuch: [[spoiler:The culprit killed Ziggy because the latter's underworld connections would allow him to eventually deduce the culprit's identity.identity. If he didn't already get Watney to spill the beans.]]
* [[spoiler:ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: He ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: [[spoiler:He is killed when he is pierced by the beak of a life-sized pterodactyl model. The culprit cut the wires suspending the pterodactyl model from the ceiling just as Ziggy passed underneath. The culprit then [[ForTheEvulz cruelly]] [[OffWithHisHead cut off Ziggy's head]] with the paper cutter from Yvette's office and placed the head in the museum's Life Mask Exhibit.]]



%%* AlmostDeadGuy
%%* GoldDigger

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%%* AlmostDeadGuy
%%* GoldDigger
* AlmostDeadGuy: She [[spoiler:lives long enough to tell Dr. Myklos that O'Reily was the one who attacked her.
* GoldDigger: Sterling, her late husband believes this of her. She denies it [[spoiler: but it is clear money is her prime motivator considering her art burglary scheme.]]




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* SheKnowsTooMuch: [[spoiler:The Countess was partners with Watney Little, and was close to Ziggy. O'Reilly kills her so she doesn't figure out the truth.]]



* [[spoiler:ConMan: He is a notorious career criminal and most of his crimes involve fraud and larceny.]]
* [[spoiler:DeadPersonImpersonation: After murdering Dr. Carrington, Watney disguised himself as Carrington with no one being the wiser.]]
* [[spoiler:TheDreaded: He is known to Ziggy as an dangerous, internationally wanted criminal.]]
* [[spoiler:HumanPincushion: The culprit [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness kills Watney]] by pushing him onto the quills of a preserved porcupine on an office desk.]]
* [[spoiler:MoleInCharge: By posing as the museum president Dr. Carrington, Watney was in a unique position for committing crimes at the Leyendecker Museum. For his part in an art burglary scheme with Lavinia and Ziggy, Watney ensured that forged paintings were switched for the museum's real ones and stopped anyone from investigating the thefts if they were discovered. He also had no problem with stealing the Dagger of Amon Ra during a routine walk through the museum.]]
* [[spoiler:SpannerInTheWorks: As he dies, Watney manages to [[DyingClue write the letters "CP" in his own blood]] on an office desk. "CP" refers to the novel "Crime and Punishment" in the office bookcase, where Watney's police file is hidden. This file provides an important clue to solving the mystery.]]
* [[spoiler:WalkingSpoiler: Knowledge of his existence alone is considered a spoiler!]]

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* [[spoiler:ConMan: He ConMan: [[spoiler:He is a notorious career criminal and most of his crimes involve fraud and larceny.]]
* [[spoiler:DeadPersonImpersonation: After DeadPersonImpersonation: [[spoiler:After murdering Dr. Carrington, Watney disguised himself as Carrington with no one being the wiser.]]
* [[spoiler:TheDreaded: He TheDreaded: [[spoiler:He is known to Ziggy as an dangerous, internationally wanted criminal.]]
* [[spoiler:HumanPincushion: The HumanPincushion: [[spoiler:The culprit [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness kills Watney]] by pushing him onto the quills of a preserved porcupine on an office desk.]]
* [[spoiler:MoleInCharge: By MoleInCharge: [[spoiler:By posing as the museum president Dr. Carrington, Watney was in a unique position for committing crimes at the Leyendecker Museum. For his part in an art burglary scheme with Lavinia and Ziggy, Watney ensured that forged paintings were switched for the museum's real ones and stopped anyone from investigating the thefts if they were discovered. He also had no problem with stealing the Dagger of Amon Ra during a routine walk through the museum.]]
* [[spoiler:SpannerInTheWorks: As SpannerInTheWorks: [[spoiler:As he dies, Watney manages to [[DyingClue write the letters "CP" in his own blood]] on an office desk. "CP" refers to the novel "Crime and Punishment" in the office bookcase, where Watney's police file is hidden. This file provides an important clue to solving the mystery.]]
* [[spoiler:WalkingSpoiler: Knowledge WalkingSpoiler: [[spoiler:Knowledge of his existence alone is considered a spoiler!]]
30th Nov '17 6:08:40 AM RajTheDaj
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* [[spoiler:EvilIsPetty: In his attempt to steal the Dagger of Amon Ra, O'Riley has cruelly murdered at least six people with the goal of ensuring [[LeaveNoWitnesses no one can trace the Dagger's theft to him]] and he wouldn't have stopped there.]]

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* [[spoiler:EvilIsPetty: In his attempt to steal the Dagger of Amon Ra, O'Riley has cruelly murdered at least six people with the goal of ensuring [[LeaveNoWitnesses no one eliminating anyone who can trace the Dagger's theft to him]] and he wouldn't have stopped there.]]
30th Nov '17 6:01:41 AM RajTheDaj
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* [[spoiler:CompleteMonster: The [[CruelAndUnusualDeath gruesome deaths]] of his victims demonstrated how depraved O'Riley truly was. After he is caught and convicted for his crimes, O'Riley doesn't show even a bit of remorse and [[WeWillMeetAgain swears vengeance against Laura]].]]
* [[spoiler:EvilIsPetty: In his attempt to steal the Dagger of Amon Ra, O'Riley has cruelly murdered at least six people with the intent of ensuring [[LeaveNoWitnesses no one can trace the Dagger's theft to him]] and he wouldn't have stopped there.]]

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* [[spoiler:CompleteMonster: The [[CruelAndUnusualDeath gruesome deaths]] of his victims demonstrated how depraved O'Riley truly was. After he is caught and convicted for his crimes, O'Riley doesn't show even a bit of remorse and [[WeWillMeetAgain swears vengeance against Laura]].]]
* [[spoiler:EvilIsPetty: In his attempt to steal the Dagger of Amon Ra, O'Riley has cruelly murdered at least six people with the intent goal of ensuring [[LeaveNoWitnesses no one can trace the Dagger's theft to him]] and he wouldn't have stopped there.]]
29th Nov '17 8:00:04 AM RajTheDaj
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* [[spoiler:CompleteMonster: The [[CruelAndUnusualDeath gruesome deaths]] of his victims demonstrated how depraved O'Riley truly is. After he is caught and convicted for his crimes, O'Riley doesn't show even a bit of remorse and [[WeWillMeetAgain swears vengeance against Laura]].]]

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* [[spoiler:CompleteMonster: The [[CruelAndUnusualDeath gruesome deaths]] of his victims demonstrated how depraved O'Riley truly is.was. After he is caught and convicted for his crimes, O'Riley doesn't show even a bit of remorse and [[WeWillMeetAgain swears vengeance against Laura]].]]
29th Nov '17 7:58:41 AM RajTheDaj
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* [[spoiler:EvilRedhead: He has red hair and he is a ruthless murderer who won't hesitate to kill those who stand in his way.]]

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* [[spoiler:CompleteMonster: The [[CruelAndUnusualDeath gruesome deaths]] of his victims demonstrated how depraved O'Riley truly is. After he is caught and convicted for his crimes, O'Riley doesn't show even a bit of remorse and [[WeWillMeetAgain swears vengeance against Laura]].]]
* [[spoiler:EvilIsPetty: In his attempt to steal the Dagger of Amon Ra, O'Riley has cruelly murdered at least six people with the intent of ensuring [[LeaveNoWitnesses no one can trace the Dagger's theft to him]] and he wouldn't have stopped there.]]
* [[spoiler:EvilRedhead: He has red hair and is the most evil person in this story.]]
* [[spoiler:EvilWearsBlack: When
he finally goes after Laura, O'Riley is a ruthless murderer who won't hesitate to kill those who stand dressed in a black hooded robe that completely conceals his way.features except for his hands.]]



* [[spoiler:KillerCop: He is a police detective and a ruthless murderer who won't hesitate to kill those who stand in his way.]]




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* [[spoiler:WeWillMeetAgain: After he is sentenced to 60 years in a state penitentiary for his crimes, he is seen swearing revenge against Laura in a prison yard.]]
29th Nov '17 4:12:18 AM RajTheDaj
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* AllGermansAreNazis: Although the story takes place in the year 1926, Heimlich's appearance is the very image of a stereotypical German Nazi soldier. He habitually walks in a goose step.
* [[spoiler:BabiesEverAfter: Heimlich and Myklos get married two months after the story ends. Two years later, they have a daughter whom they name Morgana Wolf Heimlich.]]

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* AllGermansAreNazis: Although the story takes place in the year 1926, Heimlich's appearance is the very image that of a stereotypical German Nazi soldier. He soldier and he habitually walks in a goose step.
* [[spoiler:BabiesEverAfter: Heimlich and Myklos get married two months after the story ends. Two years later, they have a baby daughter whom they name Morgana Wolf Heimlich.]]



* [[spoiler:BabiesEverAfter: Heimlich and Myklos get married two months after the story ends. Two years later, they have a daughter whom they name Morgana Wolf Heimlich.]]

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* [[spoiler:BabiesEverAfter: Heimlich and Myklos get married two months after the story ends. Two years later, they have a baby daughter whom they name Morgana Wolf Heimlich.]]



* TheStoic: She is rather calm and unperturbed as the story's mystery unfolds. [[spoiler:This was taken to an almost ridiculous level when Myklos remained disturbingly calm and fascinated when she discovered Lavinia dying in her office from a cobra bite. It is likely that her personal fascination with death has helped Myklos remain calm despite the increasing number of violent murders around her.]]

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* TheStoic: She is remains rather calm and unperturbed as the story's mystery unfolds. [[spoiler:This was taken to an almost ridiculous level when Myklos remained disturbingly calm and fascinated when she discovered Lavinia dying in her office from a cobra bite. It is likely that her personal fascination with death has helped Myklos remain calm despite the increasing number of violent murders around her.]]
28th Nov '17 9:20:12 PM RajTheDaj
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* SkewedPriorities: Several weeks before the story began, Myklos carelessly lost several Egyptian cobras in the museum basement. She seemed more concerned about the cobras' welfare rather than the potential danger they could pose to human life.

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* SkewedPriorities: Several weeks before the story began, Myklos carelessly lost several Egyptian cobras in the museum basement. She seemed more concerned about the cobras' welfare rather than about the potential danger they could pose to human life.



* [[spoiler:ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: He is killed when he is pierced by the beak of a life-sized pterodactyl model. The culprit cut the wires suspending the pterodactyl from the ceiling just as Ziggy passed underneath. The culprit then [[OffWithHisHead cut off Ziggy's head]] with the paper cutter from Yvette's office and placed the head in the museum's Life Mask Exhibit.]]

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* [[spoiler:ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: He is killed when he is pierced by the beak of a life-sized pterodactyl model. The culprit cut the wires suspending the pterodactyl model from the ceiling just as Ziggy passed underneath. The culprit then [[ForTheEvulz cruelly]] [[OffWithHisHead cut off Ziggy's head]] with the paper cutter from Yvette's office and placed the head in the museum's Life Mask Exhibit.]]
28th Nov '17 9:10:35 PM RajTheDaj
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* [[spoiler:BigBad: He is the one who planned the Dagger's theft and he is personally responsible for all of the museum murders. O'Riley is also indirectly responsible for Dr. Carrington's murder because he needed Watney to impersonate Carrington in order to steal the Dagger of Amon Ra.]]

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* [[spoiler:BigBad: He is the one who planned the Dagger's theft and he is personally responsible for all of the museum murders. O'Riley is also indirectly responsible for Dr. Carrington's murder because he needed Watney to impersonate Carrington in order to steal the Dagger of Amon Ra.]]



* [[spoiler:ManipulativeBastard: After arranging Watney's escape from Dartmoor Prison, O'Riley made a deal with the English con man. In exchange for Scotland Yard's police file on himself, Watney would help O'Riley steal the Dagger of Amon Ra. After Watney is successful in doing so, O'Riley [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness murders him]] to cover up the crime.]]

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* [[spoiler:ManipulativeBastard: After arranging learning about Watney's escape from Dartmoor Prison, true identity, O'Riley made a deal with the English con man. In exchange for Scotland Yard's police file on himself, Watney would help O'Riley steal the Dagger of Amon Ra. After Watney is successful in doing so, O'Riley [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness murders him]] to cover up the crime.]]



* [[spoiler:TheDreaded: He is known to Ziggy as an internationally wanted criminal who would kill anyone who mentions his name.]]

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* [[spoiler:TheDreaded: He is known to Ziggy as an dangerous, internationally wanted criminal who would kill anyone who mentions his name.criminal.]]
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