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Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective (Series)

by Rocket Baby Dolls

Part 19: Introduction

Let's All Play Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective - The Two Lions


"Holmes receives a mysterious note on his door leading him and Watson to investigate the death of two lions who were part of a travelling animal show. At the same time, a mysterious death is discovered that might tie the two cases together."

Newspapers: Imgur Album

Wednesday, July 4th 1888

Friday, August 17th 1888 (Today's newspaper)

Notebook (New clues will be spoilered.)

1. The body of Stephen Lyons, a First Officer for Aberdeen Shipping, was found shortly after 9 AM yesterday morning in St. George's Road. He was witnessed being led in the direction where the body was found by two women and a man, his body had been robbed of two gold earrings which he had been seen to have been wearing. There were no wounds on the body, and it is supposed that an overdose of some drug has been administered.

2. Two lions, both male, were found shot to death in Hyde Park in the early hours of this morning.


Carpenter, Sylvia - Nothing on file.

Central Carriage Stables - Central Carriage Stables is located at 5 Grey's Road, WC. It is at this location that all of London's cabs are stabled and dispatched. This is a good place to find information about people's movements around the city.

Eddy, Collier - Nothing on file.

Edwards, Marcy - Marcy Edwards was picked up by Scotland Yard on gambling charges, but I believe she was acquitted.

Ellis, Henry (Newspapers - London Times) - Baker Street Regular.

Hall, Edward (Old Bailey) - Baker Street Regular.

Hengler's Circus - Hengler's Circus hires a variety of circus acts. Lately, it appears that they are quite fond of booking Wild West Shows from the States.

Hogg, Quentin (Newspapers - Police Gazette) - Baker Street Regular.

Lestrade, Inspector (Scotland Yard - Criminal Investigations) - Baker Street Regular.

London Library - Baker Street Regular.

Lyons, Stephen (The meeting will be with the Landlady)- Nothing on file.

Meek, Sir Jasper (St. Batholomew's Hospital) - Baker Street Regular.

Murray, H.R. (Scotland Yard - Criminology Lab) - Baker Street Regular.

O'Brian, Disraeli (Office Of Records) - Baker Street Regular.

O'Neill, Carroll - Carroll & Olivia O'Neill are the parents of Thomas O'Neill the other accused, but never convicted, jewellery thief. After several significant burglaries both in London and on the Continent, it was said that a red-headed man was seen fleeing the scene, which is one of the reasons O'Neill was under suspicion.

O'Neill, Henry - Henry O'Neill is the former president of the Red Headed Men's Club.

Pike, Langdale (Society Club) - Baker Street Regular.

The Raven & Rat Inn (Porky Shinwell) - Baker Street Regular.

Red Bull Inn - The Red Bull Inn is a working class pub. It is located upon the road to the Priory School.

Rudge & Singer - Rudge & Singer manufacture carriages of the highest quality. They were the first company in Britain to begin using rubber tyres. They are particularly known for their buggies, victorias and rockaways. My own carriage was purchased from Rudge & Singer.

St. Thomas' Hospital - St. Thomas' Hospital is located across the Thames. Several years ago, it was engulfed in scandal when several of it's doctors mistakenly removed the incorrect organs from a number of patients.

Sharp, Wallace - Mr. Sharp is a Captain with Aberdeen Shipping. He was once commended for bravery when he dared the icy waters of the Antartic to save a sailor who had fallen overboard.

Shipping Companies - Aberdeen Navigation Co. - Founded by Sir Malcolm Nolan, Aberdeen's is sometimes referred to as Aberdeen Shipping Company. It has offices in the city.

Somerset House - Baker Street Regular (Unavailable).

Topper, Dirken - Avid Irish Nationalist. Treasurer of the Irish Social Club.

Zoological Gardens - Founded in 1826. It is located in Regents Park and maintained by the Zoological Society. It boasts one of the best zoological collections in all of Europe. Fantastic dromedaries. Extraordinary water fowl. And their zebras are not to be missed.

Time to vote!

You can choose up to, and including, five more locations for the detectives to visit. You're also free to send the Irregulars to one location.

It's too early to call for an end to the case.

Voting will end Thursday 28th May at 2200 GMT.