The book comprises of 13 independent short stories. Watson communicates interest on account of a youthful socialite, Ronal Adair, who has no obvious adversaries and has as of late been shot to death. He misses Holmes, who is thought to have kicked the bucket quite a long while prior on account of his most despised foe, Moriarty.Holmes drastically gets back from the dead, or from being assumed dead. He's not a zombie. He and Watson rejoin to bring down a future professional killer of Holmes, and killer of Ronald Adair, Colonel Moran. With Moran in prison Holmes can now securely get back to London and resume his analyst business.