SUNDAY, March 9th at 1:30pm: TEA TIME at Baker Street

Corwyn, Kayden, and Cale continue with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's for Holmesian short story collection titled "HIS LAST BOW: Some Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes."  TODAY: "The Adventure of the Dying Detective."

Dr. Watson is called to 221B Baker Street to tend Holmes, who is apparently dying of a rare Asian disease contracted while he was on a case at Rotherhithe. Watson is shocked, having heard nothing about his friend’s illness. Mrs. Hudson says that he has neither eaten nor drunk anything in three days.
Upon arriving, Watson finds Holmes in his bed looking very ill and gaunt indeed, and Holmes proceeds to make several odd demands of Watson. He is not to come near Holmes, for the illness is highly contagious. He will seek no help save from the man whom Holmes names. He will wait until six o’clock before Holmes names him. When Watson objects and tries to leave for help, Holmes musters enough strength to leap out of bed, and lock the door, taking the key. So, Watson is forced to wait. Holmes seems delirious at times.  Will the Great Detective survive? or will this most recent adventure prove too lethal even for him?

Presented live in voice, downstairs in the Seanchai Fireside Room.

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