It was worth a wound - it was worth many wounds - to know the depth of loyalty and love which lay behind that cold mask. The clear, hard eyes were dimmed for a moment, and the firm lips were shaking. For the one and only time I caught a glimpse of a great heart as well as of a great brain. All my years of humble but single-minded service culminated in that moment of revelation.
The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Three Garridebs
[Sherlock] Over the course of the 80 years of his derring-do, the
Midnight Ranger has died 5 times. It occurred to me that our Ranger might have
been killed by an obsessed fan attempting to recreate a particular death.
[Sherlock] Unfortunately, the deaths in the comics involve being sent
back in time, buried deep underground, made microscopic, impersonated by an