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: Oh, back again? What's on your mind this time? Sherlock Holmes
: Murder, Dr. Stapleton. Refined, cold-blooded murder.
Dr. John Watson
: [about Sherlock's "mind palace"
] It's a memory technique, a sort of mental map. You plot a... a map with a location - it doesn't have to be a real place - and then you deposit memories there that... theoretically, you can never forget anything. All you have to do is find your way back to it. Dr. Stapleton
: So this imaginary location could be anything - a house, a street...? Dr. John Watson
: Yeah. Dr. Stapleton
: It's a palace. He said it was a palace. Dr. John Watson
: Yeah, well, he would, wouldn't he?
: She calls herself a medium. The peasants call her a witch. Dr. John Watson
: And you? What do you call her? Jack Stapleton
: I call her "Mrs. Mortimer."
: What do you expect to find down here, Mr. Holmes? Sherlock Holmes
: What one expects to find under the ground. Bones, perhaps?
[Stapleton and Dr. Watson are talking about the beauties and dangers of the great Grimpen Mire when an distant, unearthly howling is heard
: The moor is full of noises. Dr. John Watson
: But what was it? Stapleton
: The peasants say it is the Hound of the Baskervilles calling for its prey.