What is Holmes's motive and drive to solve this case?

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Sherlock Holmes's primary motivation for solving Sir Charles's puzzling murder is to prevent Sir Henry from experiencing the same fate and proving that the legendary Hound of Baskerville Hall is not a demonic hellhound haunting the moors surrounding the estate. At the beginning of the story, Holmes is visited by Mortimer, who was Sir Charles's close friend. Mortimer describes Sir Charles's mysterious death, explaining that he believes in the supernatural hellhound. After Holmes and Watson are...

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