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Question Starting Points

How did your relationship with Mary Morstan evolve throughout the events of the story, and how did her presence impact your role as Sherlock Holmes’ loyal companion?

As the chronicler of Holmes’ adventures, what were some of the most intriguing or challenging moments you encountered while documenting the events of “The Sign of Four”?

The character of Major Sholto had a significant influence on the unfolding events. How did your military background and camaraderie with the Major shape your perspective on the case?

The setting of “The Sign of Four” includes both London and colonial India. How did the contrast between these locations and cultures impact your experiences and your understanding of the mysteries at hand?

Suggested Questions

How did you get involved in the case of The Sign of the Four?

What were some of the challenges you faced during the investigation, and how did you and Sherlock Holmes overcome them?

Can you describe the role you played in the treasure hunt, and how did you feel about it at the time?

Did you find any aspects of the case particularly surprising or unexpected, and if so, what were they?

Looking back on the case of The Sign of the Four, is there anything you would have done differently, and if so, what?