Set in London in 1898, all evidence of an on-going police investigation points to Sherlock Holmes as the main suspect in a case involving theft, fraud, and murder. Unable to prove his own innocence, Holmes rapidly loses the trust of London. When even the loyalty of his closest friend, Doctor Watson, begins to waver, Sherlock is forced to flee Scotland Yard and begin his investigation to prove his innocence, confronting his most dangerous opponent in the process: Moriarty! Use the famous detective’s full repertoire of skills to solve puzzles and decide which leads to follow up and which to ignore as you build your case in this open investigation.
In London, 1898, Holmes has just successfully solved a new case by retrieving a priceless set of jewels that had been stolen. Unfortunately, the jewels’ owner reveals that the necklace Holmes returned to him is a pale imitation and everything seems to incriminate the detective. During the next sequences, Holmes tells Watson he has an immediate appointment with the Bishop of Knightsbridge. Upon arriving, he discovers that the bishop has been tied up, burnt and mutilated. A new character named Inspector Banks also appears.