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3 Mar 2012
L'esprit de l'escalier (or l'esprit d'escalier), usually translated as "staircase wit", is the act of thinking of a response, argument or clever comeback when it is too late to deliver it.
Sherlock Holmes has been gone for three years, three years too long.
It has given him too much time to think of the things he should have said.
John Watson is going through incredible grief after losing his most cherished friend.
How could everything have been different before the treacherous fall from Reichenbach if things had have been said and done? Will they ever be able to right their wrongs?
- Part 1 of L'esprit de l'escalier
Derek and Isaac both have something they want to be or change. And Peter only wants to keep a secret. But that is never easy. When your whole life has been a crumbled mess, nothing is easy for you. But you just need someone. Someone you never expect to be there.
Title for this fic from the amazing song "Young Blood" by the Naked and Famous
Chapter Titles come from:
Chapters 1 - 14: "Young Blood" by the Naked and Famous
Chapters 15 - the end: "Heart Skipped a Beat" by the xx
Now written with my friend, Betsie
- Part 1 of Strength in Numbers
Smaug the dragon safeguards the dwarvish city of Erebor. He spends a good part of his time sleeping and another chunk of it keeping an eye on the gold. For those times when he is doing neither, however, his favorite past time is matchmaking.