This scene is from the book Sherlock Holmes-Chapter: "The Speckled Band". This scene is when Helen Stoner comes to Sherlock Holmes and asks for assistance regarding her sister's mysterious death. This scene is also supposed to represent masking.
Helen Stoner goes to Sherlock for advice regarding her sister's mysterious death.
Did she tell me all of it? She is being used.
I was just too shaken....I had-I just had to come here for your advice!
Helen doesn't tell Sherlock her whole story...
Mrs. Stoner, you have not told me all of the details. In fact, you have been cruelly used.
Wh-what? What do you mean?
Holmes uncovers Helen's wrist and finds obvious marks on her wrist shaped like four fingers and a thumb. Helen's face colors deeply and then hides her marks.
Helen tries to "cover up" for her father once again.
He is a hard man......perhaps he hardly knows his own strength!
Helen opens up to Sherlock and tells him what her father told her he was doing.
Well, it just so happens that he spoke of coming into town today and.....