Hi I'm Lexam, and even though I'm not super good at this, I want to try my hand at theorizeing. I figure most theories are wrong so my awfulness won't stand out too much.
So what's the deal with the hand number? It must have some meaning after all numbers are quantatative they represent things. From what I've seen online the current theories are A) it's a ranking system, B) It's the amount of people left alive on the train, C) Seat number, D) Infractions.
Addressing these things in order
A) There hasn't been any cause for Tulip to jump four places. The idea would be that her interaction with the Steward caused the shift. However I would question how this ranking proceedure works. She didn't defeat the Stewart, it ran away on it's own after …Read more >