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  1. Rec 69

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    Love was a proven irrationality for men of his kind. To say to anyone, "My heart is yours," would bring on his beloved the permanent threat of being cast off from society, safety, home--Unconscionable. He'd thought the impulse long conquered. Now he saw that time had only distilled it. It was no wild, unfocused longing now, but a concentrated need. To touch a loved face tenderly--it was such a simple thing to be so entirely out of reach.

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    When they had first met, Jim had known not to touch his hand.

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    The reality of cocaine toxicity gives rise to more fantasy.

    (Continuing from the last scene in TAB, Sherlock slips in and out of his alternate universe.)

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    6 Oct 2016

  4. Rec 98

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    Temporarily sequestered from the rest of the world while Mycroft works to bring Mary into custody, John and Sherlock have the opportunity to get a few things off their chests.

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    16 Sep 2016

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    John is the best retrieval expert the British Army has, and so naturally it's him that's sent in when some man with little sense of self-preservation keeps getting himself taken hostage - again, and again, and again.

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