Retired judge, is taking a train to Indian Island. Since a mysterious Mr. Owen Invite him, Wargrave takes a letter from his pocket and the letter invites him to spend some time on the island and is signed by an old friend.
On the same train, Vera Claythorne ponders her invitation to the island.She is to get the job of the secretary of Mr. Owen. Philip Lombard, finds Vera attractive. He hired for a mysterious job on Indian Island.
Emily Brent is a very conservative, religious woman. She has been invited to Indian Island for a holiday by someone who claims to have once shared a guesthouse with her. Emily Brent has decided to accept the invitation.
General Macarthur is taking a train to Sticklehaven. He has been invited to the island abd some friends of him would be there . He is glad to have the invitation but he has worried for the rumor.
Dr. Armstrong is driving to the island, to report on the condition of Mr. Owen’s ailing wife, he reflects on the good luck that enabled his career to survive an incident that happened some years before.
A sports car past Armstrong, driven by Tony Marston, a rich, handsome, and carefree young man on his way to Indian Island.