Sherlock Holmes suggests a vacation to Watson. They travel to Switzerland to relax and share the holidays with friends. Watson suddenly disappears on Christmas Eve. There are strange sightings...a pear tree blocking the sidewalk of a home, dancing lords, singing maidens, cows with ringing bells, a partridge in London’s Bentley Park...and it just gets more and more mysterious as Christmas approaches and Watson still remains lost to his friends.
The devil is in the details is the motto of many, but one Arthur is still learning. Merlin and Arthur take a journey into mysticism and friendship as they move to rescue a child so lost that death would be a welcome fate to him. What happens during the course of that journey is a warm hearted, deeply touching adventure that evokes the great warmth and humor of the great author T.H. White.
Sherlock Holmes is contacted by Samuel Clemens - otherwise known as Mark Twain, the famous writer - and asked to help find his missing friend. Holmes travels to America where he discovers a gang, led by Mister Bleak, that hangs anyone who gets in their way. Will Mark Twain be able to find his friend, or is he one of the many that Mister Bleak will hang from the Bleak Tree?
A madman rises to power in the West and is determined to derail the United States government and install himself and his cronies into power. He is willing to go to any length to win power, even if it means summoning the powers of darkness to help him. Holmes and Watson find out about the plot when a great Western author, Mark Twain, seeks their help in finding his lost friend.
The Jade Princess is visiting London and is shadowed by constables to insure her safety. A constable is found mysteriously slain by the branch of a Kodama tree. Holmes is sent to investigate the death because it could trigger an international incident if anything happened to the Princess.