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  1. Public Bookmark 61

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    A child took John Watson's life away, and an old man gave it back.

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    18 Apr 2014

  2. Public Bookmark *

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    London is a city with two faces. There is Above and there is Below. And Below is the city of people who have fallen through the cracks, the lost, the forgotten and the broken.

    John Watson returns to London from the war, broken and lost until fate leads him to a man who calls himself the consulting detective and the mercenaries who are hunting him. As the result of a single act of kindness John finds himself pulled in the strange, and wonderful, world of Below as the consulting detective attempts to get to safety and solve the string of violent deaths plaguing Below before he is next.

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    15 Apr 2014

    Bookmarker's Notes

    At the bottom of the stairs you didn’t step out into the rush of Baker Street, but through the cold, damp stone of an ancient wall into the dark of Below.

  3. Rec *

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    London is a city with two faces. There is Above and there is Below. And Below is the city of people who have fallen through the cracks, the lost, the forgotten and the broken.

    John Watson returns to London from the war, broken and lost until fate leads him to a man who calls himself the consulting detective and the mercenaries who are hunting him. As the result of a single act of kindness John finds himself pulled in the strange, and wonderful, world of Below as the consulting detective attempts to get to safety and solve the string of violent deaths plaguing Below before he is next.

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    13 Apr 2014

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    The collection Sherlock Stories To Read is currently moderated. Your bookmark must be approved by the collection maintainers before being listed there.

    The collection SherlockTV Johnlock Stories is currently moderated. Your bookmark must be approved by the collection maintainers before being listed there.

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  4. Public Bookmark 61

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    A child took John Watson's life away, and an old man gave it back.

    Words:
    17,131
    Chapters:
    5/5
    Comments:
    122
    Kudos:
    178
    Bookmarks:
    61
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    3570

    12 Apr 2014

  5. Public Bookmark 1

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    A man can learn many things from a brush with death—if he so chooses.

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    6 Apr 2014

  6. Public Bookmark 5

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    It has been 9 months since John Watson was invalided home from Afghanistan. Severely depressed, suffering from PTSD, with his life lying in tatters around him it is safe to say he is not adjusting well to civilian life. That is, until he meets a certain homeless man on the underground who is not quite all he seems. Together, they slip silently away from our world to another. The world of the forgotten, hidden far below the cracks in the pavements, in amongst disused underground carriages, down dingy alleyways; a city of monsters and murderers, of angels and saints. London Below: The city of the people who fall between the cracks. And for John, what starts out as the worst mistake of his life, may in fact prove to be the one thing that can save him.

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    6 Apr 2014

  7. Public Bookmark 1

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    Jack wants to call in a favour.

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    5 Apr 2014

  8. Public Bookmark 16

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    Some stories have many beginnings and many endings, and it can difficult to tell one from the other.

    What can be said is that in the middle of this particular story, Door learns that finding her sister is not the same thing as getting her back, Richard struggles to come to terms with his new calling, and the Marquis may have forgotten something very important.

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    Chapters:
    5/5
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    5 Apr 2014

  9. Public Bookmark 2

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    “LORD OF NOTHING. BARON OF SHIT,” a voice came, breathless and long-dead.

    De Carabas spoke with that deathly grin that he kept with him always. “Marquis de Carabas, yes.”

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    5 Apr 2014

  10. Public Bookmark 11

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    Of the Evils Besetting the City of London; the Return of the Great Warrior; his Travels and Travails in the company of de Carabas the Traitor; and the Tale of the Lord Mayor of London.

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    32
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    11
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    5 Apr 2014

  11. Public Bookmark 3

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    It was entirely the cat's doing and that's one thing the Marquis would never stop believing.

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    651

    5 Apr 2014

  12. Public Bookmark 6

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    In which there are a chess game, an elephant and a lot of mice.

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    4 Apr 2014

  13. Public Bookmark 1

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    There are many who think the Marquis a harmless dandy, the Marquis sees no need to disabuse them of that notion.

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    4 Apr 2014

  14. Public Bookmark 1

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    Five things de Carabas has on him at all times; times de Carabas owed someone else; times Richard wished he'd stayed in London Above.

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    1/1
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    1
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    9
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    1

    4 Apr 2014

  15. Public Bookmark 1

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    Door was just a tiny tot when news of the Americans’ moon landing reached London Below

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    8
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    4 Apr 2014

  16. Public Bookmark 11

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    De Carabas keeps his secrets.

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    11
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    4 Apr 2014

  17. Public Bookmark 3

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    It takes Richard quite a while to find out Door’s weakness.

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    287

    4 Apr 2014

  18. Public Bookmark 1

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    Three times Richard pondered the price of returning to London Below.

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    4 Apr 2014

  19. Public Bookmark 2

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    She wonders if she'll ever find what she's looking for.

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    2
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    4 Apr 2014

  20. Public Bookmark 7

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    Richard looks for ways to feel grounded; eventually, he finds one.

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    1/1
    Comments:
    8
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    61
    Bookmarks:
    7
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    601

    4 Apr 2014

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