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    As days became months, John found himself overlooking the cat-like characteristics or the occasional moments of Felisian behaviour. He forgot about Sherlock's sharper-than-usual canines and the way he could see in the dark. So what if he lived with a rare genetic variant of Homo sapiens, rather than a bog-standard example of the general population?

    It was just Sherlock, unique in every respect and captivating for his mind as much as his physical appearance.


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    An introspective journey through the life and relationships of Sherlock Holmes.

    "I can hear the bones hum beneath pale and freckled skin, this sack that holds my form together. Bits and pieces that start at the bottom and end at the top, hiding the blood, muscle, fat. Cells, knit together, constantly in motion. They'll live and die, and replicate, until total equilibrium is met."

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    11 Apr 2014

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    ' "Really, Watson, you excel yourself," said Holmes, pushing back his chair and lighting a cigarette. "I am bound to say that in all the accounts which you have been so good as to give of my own small achievements you have habitually underrated your own abilities. It may be that you are not yourself luminous, but you are a conductor of light. Some people without possessing genius have a remarkable power of stimulating it. I confess, my dear fellow, that I am very much in your debt." ' - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, "The Hound of the Baskervilles"

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    4 Feb 2014

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    John knows the human body intimately. He’s had plenty of opportunity for study as a doctor, soldier, and lover. There’s one particular body, however, he knows very little about. When Sherlock launches himself head-first into a new obsession and they get sent on a case in an unlikely location, the pair discovers each other’s bodies with confusing yet delightful (and sometimes hilarious) results.

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    23 Jan 2014

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    Now complete! Post-Reichenbach, Slightly AU. Sherlock returns to London after faking his death to discover John has married and moved on. What's more, John refuses to forgive him, and Sherlock doesn't understand why. Determined to find out, Sherlock pries into John's dreams...and discovers there may be more to John's feelings than he anticipated. Five times Sherlock read John's mind and one time John read his instead. This work is for fan enjoyment only. Please do not share on other media without permission.

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    22 Jan 2014

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    Tell me about the dream where we pull the bodies out of the lake
    and dress them in warm clothes again.
    How it was late, and no one could sleep, the horses running
    until they forget that they are horses.
    It’s not like a tree where the roots have to end somewhere,
    it’s more like a song on a policeman’s radio,
    how we rolled up the carpet so we could dance, and the days
    were bright red, and every time we kissed there was another apple
    to slice into pieces.
    Look at the light through the windowpane. That means it’s noon, that means
    we’re inconsolable.
    Tell me how all this, and love too, will ruin us.
    These, our bodies, possessed by light.
    Tell me we’ll never get used to it.

    (Richard Siken, Scheherezade)

     

    John Watson keeps on meeting people he can't manage to keep. Sherlock Holmes seems to be no exception to this rule.

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    21 Jan 2014

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