Ten little Indians went out to dine
One choked his little self and then there were nine

Nine little Indians sat up very late
One overslept himself and then there were eight

Eight little Indians travelling in Devon
One said he'd stay there and then there were seven

Seven little Indians chopping up sticks
One chopped himself in halves and then there were six

Six little Indians playing with a hive
A bumblebee stung one and then there were five

Five little Indians going in for law
One got into Chancery and then there were four

Four little Indians going out to sea
A red herring swallowed one and then there were three

Three little Indians walking in the zoo
A big bear hugged one and then there were two

Two little Indians sitting in the sun
One got frizzled up and then there was one

One little Indian left all alone
He went out and hanged himself...

10 strangers are invited to a small island.

They settle in at a mansion but their hosts are absent.

When the guests sit down to dinner, they notice the centerpiece, ten figurines of Indians in a circle.

Afterward, the killings begin...