Coming Home - Johnlock - 1/4Grief, in many ways, is like any other strong emotion. Fear, joy, hatred, all wax and wane, but in theory begin with a spark, an event like no other that turns you upside down with heady feeling, and changes you, at least for a while, incredibly. And yet, after a period of hours or days or weeks or months, it is expected that the emotion will begin to dissipate. That you will no longer be frightened, that you will no longer feel ecstatic, that hatred will turn to indifference. That the pain in your chest will die away. But for John Watson, an anomaly like no other, this simply was not true.Coming Home - Johnlock - 1/4 by missarpeggio
It was a Friday afternoon, three years to the day that his best friend had jumped to his death from St. Bart's hospital, and John was tired. He was sat in his usual, threadbare armchair, cradling a lukewarm cup of tea in his hands, staring across at the dusty violin that lay undisturbed in the seat across from him. The tick of the clock seemed abnormally loud and slow as John waited for an un
Johnlock-BelieveName: BelieveJohnlock-Believe by AnyaThePurple
Fandom: BBC Sherlock
Pairing: Can be interpreted as John/Sherlock if you want.
Warnings: Reichenspoilers. Really angsty.
Two weeks ago, hundreds if not thousands of people believed that Sherlock Holmes was the greatest detective the world had ever seen.
Now, that number has been reduced to four.
Lestrade believes that Sherlock Holmes was for real because he knew Sherlock as well as most normal human beings could, and because he had seen Sherlock working on cases. Having seen that, he knows that Sherlock cares little for the actual victims of whatever crime has been committed. But he does care, however he tries to hide it, about stopping whoever's behind it before they commit more crimes. Sherlock Holmes, Lestrade knows, cared too much about stopping villains to ever create one.
Mycroft believes that Sherlock Holmes was for real because he's known Sherlock since Sherlock was just a little baby. He's seen those mental powers develop, both in himself and in his brother. And