Since there's many ways to interpret a sequence of images, I picked a set of principles that guide what's going to happen next. This is one of them:
Core Principle: "Always choose the most dramatic interpretation."
What I like about this principle is that it's easy to intuit... if something in the story can be dramatic, it will be the most dramatic it can be, so if while playing you wonder "if I put Adam there will he die or kill himself?" the answer becomes obvious.
To illustrate the principle at work: