18 Works in Story: The Adventure of the Speckled Band

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    1976. Bone Fiddle-verse; Appalachian AU. A couple years into their relationship, John and Sherlock are cozily setting up for spring with Mrs. Hudson's expert guidance when a distraught young woman appeals to them for help and sends them on one of their strangest cases yet - in order to solve one murder and prevent another, they must tangle with a sinister preacher and enter the much-sensationalized, little-understood world of Pentecostal Holiness believers who strictly observe Mark 16: 17-18.

     

    (And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; they shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.)

     

    Written for significanceofmoths, my second bidder in the Fandom Trumps Hate auction. Thank you for your generous donation to Planned Parenthood!

    Huge thanks to Iwantthatcoat, beta reader supreme!

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    During the Great Hiatus, Holmes, studying in Tibet, reflects on his first meeting with Dr John Watson.

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    “You were so very remarkable and brave this morning,” I told him, whispering against his temple. “I forget how strong you are sometimes. But what a horrible, abominable man. He has you so very disturbed, my love,” I commented. “I know that bullies of that nature are particularly abhorrent to you.”

    In this piece from his collection of unpublished writing, Dr. John Watson shares a fascinating look at what happened “behind the scenes,” as it were, during one of the most well-known cases investigated by the famous detective, Sherlock Holmes. He clearly had the published version of his tale beside him as he penned this memory, and it is best read in the same manner.

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    ‘So how are you, Sherlock Holmes, going to demonstrate you’re in love?’

    Set after the end of the last episode in January 2017. Will be rated as Adult ( or NC17 or M or whatever, you get the idea) for the final chapter.

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    Mycroft and Harry Watson team up to send John and Sherlock on a case to distract a Sherlock who’s been pining after John. And Harry, at least, is determined to get the boys together. Two sets of Holmes & Watson shenanigans ensue. (post-S2 AU)

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    Holmes and Watson read the post.

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    An 1892 memoir from the papers of the late Doctor John Watson, now collected for publication as an historical curiosity, but equally as a work of biographical importance for its subjects. The editor makes his case for the story 'The Adventure of the Speckled Band' taking place at the time of this memoir, rather than the date that was claimed by Doctor Watson. The memoir recounts how, on a slowly dimming summer's evening, Doctor Watson found himself in a lengthy, difficult and embittered conversation with his friend of more than ten years, Mr Sherlock Holmes. The memoir is presented as it was discovered, and its editors believe its readers will find it less sensational, but perhaps more human, than the stories which brought their author recognition.

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    “Anticipation” doesn’t always have a pleasant connotation.

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    "Dear God, what have I done?
    Brother, forgive me for what I must do…"

    It all starts to crash down and come apart...

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    It's a myth that lightning never strikes twice.

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    Good day in the land of the dead.

    There’s tea and the gears are turning and the game, Sherlock says from his perch, is on.

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    What happens when the boys from Baker Street head to Cornwall on a mysterious case and are forced to call upon Britain's grumpiest G.P. for help? Dramatic casefic based very loosely on ACD's The Adventure of the Speckled Band.

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    In Which: Mycroft's mother is dead, Sherlock has solved a case, and John Watson is still awake.

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    When Holmes discovers that his solution to the "Speckled Band" case was...uh...totally wrong, he drags Watson back to Stoke Moran to try to find out what really happened. The true story of the horrible death of Julia Stoner turns out to be closely connected to Mary Morstan's death. As Watson finds himself reliving some of the most painful memories from his marriage to Mary, he starts to take more and more of a leading role in finding the solution to the mystery.

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    Molly's account of the case of The Speckled Band.

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    Even a frightened client sees it.

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    Even “soulmate” is just a word.

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    links to aethel's recording of "Some Further Notes on the Roylott Matter" by Katie Forsythe

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