2 Works by sunnynelson in Sherlock (TV)
Set any time pre-Reichenbach Fall (S2E3), as though life had continued in the happy bubble of Season 1 and 2. No episode spoilers for any part of the series.
John decides the time has come to tell Sherlock how he feels, and sets up an elaborate plan to ease Sherlock into the idea before disappearing on holiday. Lestrade proves startlingly useful. We find out that Sherlock does, in fact, tan nicely.
Post The Six Thatchers, S4E1. Canon (and spoilers) until that point.
Sherlock leaves John's flat heartbroken, after being sent away by Molly. He decides to funnel his time and sadness into redecorating 221B Baker Street, much to John's surprise.