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[Week 13] - Sherlock (2009 & 2010 films)

Jack-in-the-Box (Sherlock | Sherlock Holmes/John Watson/Mary Morstan | Explicit | 11,236)
Author: esteefee
Summary: After Holmes returns there are recriminations. And then changes, subtle and insidious. There may even be a plot afoot. If only Holmes were more of a detective.
Reasons for Reccing: Post-Reichenbach stories are a guilty pleasure of mine across Sherlock's incarnations. As everyone probably already knows, I'm a sucker for a good hurt/comfort story, and Reichenbach provides ample opportunity for hurt. What I loved about this story was the way the author wrote Mary. So many times, we shuffle the female characters off to the side to make room for the epic romance between the two main male characters, but this story doesn't do that in the least. Mary is smart, sweet and absolutely charming while Sherlock is baffled and confounded about the whole thing. Watson remains his cranky, amazing self. I don't read a lot of movie fic from recent Sherlock movies, more because I haven't found a lot of it rather than anything else, but this story definitely caught my eye and captured my interest.

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vail_kagami
Apr. 7th, 2013 04:27 pm (UTC)
Did you send this to me once? I think you did. I think I need to finally read it.
nightrider101
Apr. 7th, 2013 07:41 pm (UTC)
I did send it to you awhile ago.

If you decide to read it, let me know what you think. You have a long plane flight in your future. Plenty of time to read. ;)
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