Summary Of The Speckled Band
The Speckled Band This story is about a women that asks for Sherlock Holmes help because she believes that she is going to die like her sister that died two years before.
She believes that her sister was either frightened to death or killed by gipsies. Because when this Helen found her sister the last words the she sad was "Helen! Oh my God, Helen! It was the band! The speckled band!" All this happened just before Helens sister was supposed to get married. And there mother was also a rich woman but she died long before all this happened and their stepfather got £750 a year from his dead wife's fund. But if the sisters would marry he would have to pay them £250 each a year so if the girls would marry he wouldn't get all the money! But now Helen had decided to get married but then a few days later her stepfather decided to mend the wall of Helens room so that she had to move into her sisters room and now she was scared for her live. So Sherlock Holmes went to investigate. Holmes investigated the whole house and he build up a plan to catch the murderer! Holmes had found out that there was an air-vent that was inside the house between the sister's room and the stepfathers. Holmes now was in the room that Helen was supposed to be in and suddenly the light was lit in the stepfather's room, and then Sherlock jumped and hit the bell robe under the air-vent. Then there was a little whistle and then a scream and Holmes ran to the other room and there was the stepfather dead and with a speckled band on him. It wasn't band it was an Indian snake that the stepfather used to kill Helens sister and was going to kill Helen with it to.