The Game Has Changed
Facts: Slightest creak of aged metallic springs. Pillow of medium firmness, synthetic filling. Barely noticeable sway of a cheap but well maintained metal frame.
Conclusion: A bed, not his own.
Facts: Warmth at his back. Scent of aftershave and coconut shampoo. Tight weight across his waist. Puff of hot breath on his neck.
- Part 1 of The Game Has Changed
Sherlock found himself reluctant to put words to the question burning in his mind. He wasn’t sure if he could handle the answer. Sherlock silently told himself that it didn’t matter, that forming relationships with people would only slow him down, but the mantra turned to ash and disintegrated by the third repetition. John wasn’t ‘people’. He was the bright, shining example of what separated Sherlock from Moriarty.
- Part 2 of The Game Has Changed