Beauty is the Culprit, flat out
I make this prediction with the utmost respect for the craft of telltale games and the creators of Fable.
without my sincere trust in their efforts, a prediction would not even be warranted.
at my house, we have a tradition, we stop a film at a certain point and make predictions as to who the culprit is. now that we have seen episode 1, I am making my prediction:
Beauty is the culprit.
now, I am cheating a bit here, which is sad for me.
but let me talk you through it a bit without cheating.
00:: the culprit must be introduced in the first act. we must be given reason to suspect the culprit. however due to the flow of the narrative both the detective and the audience are likely to wave all suspicion. you assumed that beauty is having domestic problems or is sneaking out to indulge a sex addiction, and that's perfect because its technically true. what is also true is that she is the culprit.
01:: proximity to the discovery of the crime(s) previous to the crime. hiding there
02:: asks the detective to keep secrets (for reasons unknown to the detective and the audience)
0A:: where is the security guard?
0B:: Beast knows
same prediction, crazier version:
03:: Beauty is an evil shapeshifter, when Bigsby meets 'Faith', he doesn't, he is actually talking to Beauty... "I feel like I know you", 'Faith' knows where he lives. 'Faith' is homicidal and clearly not a victim. Prince Lawrence claims that 'Faith' killed him. Faith cannot be shown by the mirror, but the dead and the living can be shown, Beauty has consumed Faiths soul and now both is and isn't Faith.
Faith is the first princess and introduces the theme of disguise and cast off skin.
04:: when 'snow white' appears in the alley its not the real snow white anymore, it is a shapeshifted Beauty.
There is a bit more, but I have to leave something for the rest of you. And, don't feel bad, you would have gotten there eventually, probably 10 minutes after the final episode.
my prediction could always be wrong, of course. want to guess what percentage of the time that happens?