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Belle and Destiny



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  1. Rec 17

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    In a world where one's eye colour defines the direction of their life, Sherlock is born.

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    08 Sep 2017

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    Just exquisite. It's less about the eye-color AU than it is about the moments in a life, steered by capricious fate and heralded by no one, until the right person comes along.

    (This is the one where his eyes are no color and every color.)

  2. Rec *

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    What do you do when the pieces of your old life don't fit together anymore, and the strategies you used to get by no longer work?

    Sequel to “The Thing Is.”

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    04 Aug 2017

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    (This is the one with "did you know who I was before you pulled me.")

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    Part 1 - Sherlock (The Walking Man)
    Part 2 - John (The Waiting Game)

    When it was all over, when the east wind had blown through and they’d picked themselves off the pavement, Sherlock said enough.

    When it was all over, when Mary was dead and Rosie didn’t have enough family left for John to risk even an adrenaline high, John watched Sherlock go.

    Eighteen years later, the real journey begins.

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    23 Apr 2017

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    A beautiful story about waiting, where not much seems to happen but everything does. Brilliantly structured and so very effective. I'm still quietly crying.

    (This is the one where walking to the Isle of Wight isn't technically possible.)

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    Fairy tales are stories, made up of parts, and here are three: a Christmas proposal, a New Year's Eve kiss, and a June wedding!

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    13 Apr 2017

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    This is beauty. A whole story, built around a discussion of the building blocks of a story. Beginnings, muddled, and forevers. Just gorgeous. I cried like a fool at some parts, and I laughed at others, and it was all just so perfectly clear and ringing and right.

    (This is the one where he calls him "bumble.")

  5. Rec 78

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    Spanning from post-Baskerville, through Reichenbach and Sherlock's eventual return, charting Sherlock and John's developing relationship, Sherlock's death, and John's reaction to his return. Explicit as advertised.

    "What is love, anyway, if not one life lived together, two bodies tangled beneath the sheets, curves fitting together just so? The willingness to kill, to die, to live for the other? The hand in the hair, the lips on the shoulder, the fierce, fierce, loyalty that overrides all other relationships, even those of blood?"

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    17 Feb 2017

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    Every word of this is beautiful. Chapter 3 especially, which starts bright and moves to darkness, is poetry. Just gorgeous.

    (This is the one with "through to the next floor.")