The Old Curiosity Shop: "The Healing Touch"
John returns to the world of oddities and antiquities with the story of a young man trying to desperately salvage a relationship with a young doctor in residence. In an act of demonstrating his commitment to her, he purchases an antique stethoscope. The resident quickly realizes that the instrument has the ability to heal people of the most serious illnesses. And what was meant to heal a relationship causes more of a rift as the young doctor becomes more and more obsessed with helping the world with its ills.