Does repeatedly kicking a can as you walk
actually protect you from evil spirits?
When a woman asserts the piece of rope she
used to strangle her husband was only for
walking her cat, how does Inspector Baseheart
prove premeditated first degree murder?
Can there be a "Taxonomy of Murder?"
Who is the "Trachea Terrorist" (a.k.a. "The Gullet
Gasher"), and why is he destroying his victims'
breathing apparatus throughout the city?
How does a forcibly lobotomized Ph.D. candidate
deal with footnotes and a bibliography?
Inspector Baseheart and his friend Gonzalo confront
these problems … and still find time
to have tea.