Part 1: In which Moriarty reveals his evil plan and Sebastian tries to look duly impressed.

"Murder the sun, won't you Seb," Jim commanded lazily.

"Too far away, boss," the ace marksman replied, at length.

"Don't be a bore."

Sebastian paused in the middle of cleaning his equipment and asked, "Boss, why do you want me to shoot the sun?"

"Because it's ruining my plan."

"Which one?"

"The one I thought of just now, of course. And it's a perfect plan, so it has to be nice and stormy for me to explain it properly because it's just that wicked." Jim waited expectantly.

"So, what's the plan?"

"I could just tell it to you now." Jim considered. "Are you listening?"

"I can barely contain myself, Jim," Sebastian replied dryly.

"Ha. Ha. Okay. Here goes. I'm going to become the world's second consulting detective!"


"Oh, and kill those chirpy birds too."