15 May 2016
"For a second, I allow myself to remember teaching John how to waltz. There is a special room in my mind palace for it. A big one, with a proper parquet dance floor. For a second, I go there. I remember holding him, closer than the World Dance Council asks for, excusing it with the fact that we are training for a wedding, not for a competition. For a second, I feel his hand on mine again, smell his sweat, hear the song we used. For a second, I allow myself to love him deeply. For a second, only a second, that love reflects on my face."
Fix-it for S3, starting at the end of TSoT. Written from Sherlock's POV.
If you like to see Mary as one of the good guys, you might want to stop reading right here.
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27 Mar 2017