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Sherlock-The Empty Hearse

Sherlock's back and so is QUEEN BITCH K-GAL.




Such a delightful and very hardy fuck you to John "Butt Monkey" Watson. I was beyond deliriously happy to see that after he was total self-righteous COCK to Mycroft, it turns out that A. Mycroft did NOT betray Sherlock. B. Sherlock trusted MYCROFT with the plan to save him and NOT John. C. Sherlock and Mycroft are clearly soul-mates. D. Mycroft and Sherlock still have the most chemistry of ANY couple in the show.(Number 2 is Sherlock/Moriarty, but that's cos Andrew Scott is a sexy beast.) E. Unlike ACD Canon, it's clear that the staying away was ALL about not trusting John to not blurt out the secret as opposed to any kind of protection or concern.

The whole thing was delicious. THIS John is barely a soldier, hardly a good doctor and just not in any way worthy of Sherlock's genuine respect. Sherlock doesn't even really NEED him. Molly can do the job just as well. Pretty much anyone could. Honestly, I haven't been this happy with the debunking of a ship since Children of Earth.

I loved Mary much more than I thought I would, especially her chemistry with Sherlock, since she clearly also treats John like a wayward child. My only regret is that this really does put the end to the dream that BBC Watson would/could ever be proven to be a Three-Continents sort although that sort of went out the window just by casting Martin Freeman.

The piss-taking of the fandom itself was also fun, but probably wouldn't have been so if I actually felt like a member of it. ESPECIALLY the way they undermined ALL the so-called "FEELS" and angst that followed Reichenbach. None of it mattered to Sherlock and therefore not to Moff/Gattiss. It WAS all emotional manipulation, which anyone with a iota of canon knowledge knew anyway. Aside from the BEING A COCK TO MYCROFT scene, it was the graveside whinging where I went from tolerating John to putting him in the permanent "STFU" category.

Using Anderson as the ultimate fanboy was really a delicious conceit, and leaves me with safe head-canon that Sally came out of the whole mess unscathed emotionally, and is doing her job somewhere on the fast track to DI. (And possibly writing Sally/Sherlock reunion fic.)

The Tumblr Squeeeee had me dreading a hideous schmoop-fest and it all turned out lovely and tart and snarky and SHERLOCK/MYCROFT RULES!

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daasgrrl
Jan. 24th, 2014 11:55 pm (UTC)
LOL. You... really don't like John, do you? Which I'm okay with as long as you give the Mycroft/Sherlock its due!

If you like Sally, you should love the beginning of the next ep (well, I did). She's clearly gone the opposite way to Anderson and blossomed. I'm already living in a state of... idk, gleeful horror to see what you think of it *g*
karaokegal
Jan. 25th, 2014 01:55 am (UTC)
If he hadn't gone off on Mycroft that way, I might still be neutral, but that and the whinging drove him onto the shit-list from which no character shall ever return.

Ooh! I didn't know we were even getting Sally. Definitely looking forward this.
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karaokegal
Jan. 25th, 2014 04:52 am (UTC)
The few, the proud, the Holmescesters!
twcardiff
Jan. 25th, 2014 05:27 am (UTC)
That ep was all right. Don't even get me started on the second one!:-/
karaokegal
Jan. 25th, 2014 10:43 pm (UTC)
I'll report on my thoughts when I see it.
tvshowmaniac
Jan. 25th, 2014 09:31 pm (UTC)
Actually I always shipped Myc/Sherl but season 3 just got me so into it that I am desperately looking for fanfics everywhere! There just so few of them! I mean even if John is Sherlock's best friend, Mycroft still knows him best!
karaokegal
Jan. 25th, 2014 10:44 pm (UTC)
I assume you've read all of daasgrrl's amazing stuff.

Edited at 2014-01-25 10:45 pm (UTC)
tvshowmaniac
Jan. 25th, 2014 10:55 pm (UTC)
of course ;P
lilithisbitter
Jan. 27th, 2014 07:01 pm (UTC)
It's the series that gives you kinks you didn't know you had.
karaokegal
Jan. 27th, 2014 08:08 pm (UTC)
I did have some Petrelli-cest inclinations during the hey-day of Heroes and you don't even want to know what I wanted Jack and Syd Bristow to get up to, but this Holmescest stuff is a whole other level of delicious wrongness.
lilithisbitter
Jan. 27th, 2014 08:51 pm (UTC)
Try watching anime where in a lot of series the incest is canon.
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