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whimsicalimages: to paint the speed of light
John’s first love is a paint brush, and his second love is a scalpel, and his third love is a gun.

He doesn’t want to know what that particular progression says about his psychological well-being. [~3200]
fic  tv:sherlock  au:magicalrealism  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  theme:superpowers  theme:angst  theme:establishedrelationship  theme:grief  theme:PTSD  theme:love  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  r:pg-13  @lj 
march 2013 by scorpionvoices
Sherlock BBC Kink Meme - prompting: part iii -- untitled fill, by anon
Prompt: Lestrade and the gang perform another drug bust, but this time they find all Sherlock and John's sex toys. Bonus points for John being all embarrassed and Sherlock being smug about it.
fic  comment!fic  tv:sherlock  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  theme:establishedrelationship  theme:snark  theme:shenanigans  LOLZ  kink:toys  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  rating:r  @lj  challenge:kinkmeme 
january 2013 by scorpionvoices
liviapenn: and that's how Sherlock found out there was no santa claus.
me: I like the idea of sherlock taking a long nap and waking up to more sherlocks.
me: "I told you this would happen if you kept making me eat and sleep!!!"
sarah: awwwwwww.
me: john: YOU DID NOT TELL ME THIS WOULD HAPPEN
me: sherlock: I'm sure I did. Last Tuesday?
me: john: I WAS IN WALES
fic-thing  tv:sherlock  chat!fic  LOLZ  c:SH:holmes  c:SH:watson  c:SH:mycroft  trope:experimentgonewrong  theme:snark  for-kayla  author:liviapenn  @lj 
october 2012 by scorpionvoices
Sherlock BBC Kink Meme - Prompting: Part IV
For such an observant man, Mycroft Holmes is incredibly blind. He can deduce from her bag that she didn’t have time for breakfast (and insists she go to the nearest café and buy herself a Danish pastry, to boot), he can see from her wristwatch that she recently finished an excellent book (and asks for a recommendation), he can infer from her smile that she’s in need of a little quiet while her headache calms down (and duly gives it to her, letting her sit in her office and get on with paperwork in silence for an hour).

Apparently, though, he can’t deduce from her hair, smile, bag, shoes, skirt, phone or anything that she has never wanted anyone more than she wants him.
fic  tv:sherlock  comment!fic  c:sh:anthea  c:SH:mycroft  theme:seduction  theme:clueless  theme:friendship  humor  theme:shenanigans  theme:first-time  opinion:adorable  p:sh:anthea/mycroft  genre:gen  rating:r  @lj  challenge:kinkmeme 
june 2012 by scorpionvoices
Daunt Happens - [Fanart] Sherlock: Well. That happened. (NC-17)
Characters: Sherlock & John & Mycroft
Warning: Um well. Incest. And nudity. And guys having sex. OH and implied DP. MERRY CHRISTMAS.
Rating: NSFW (but no visual penetration shots)
art:fanart  tv:sherlock  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  c:SH:mycroft  OT3  p:sh:john/mycroft/sherlock  rating:nc-17  genre:slash  artist:dauntdraws  @lj 
april 2012 by scorpionvoices
lovingthevolume: A Cherry On Top
She couldn't tell you how it started; honestly, you'd probably have to hypnotise her to pull the memory from her subconscious, because it feels like they've always done this.

"Would you like coffee?" is Molly and Sherlock's code for sex. [1181]
fic  tv:sherlock  oneshot  c:sh:molly  c:SH:holmes  theme:friendship  theme:fuckbuddies  opinion:awesome  p:sh:molly/sherlock  genre:het  rating:r  @lj 
april 2012 by scorpionvoices
bendingsignpost: A Study in Sherlock
The cabbie stares at him, Sherlock picks up, and John says, "Hi, Sherlock, it's John. Are the police still with you? Oh, good. I've caught the serial killer."

The wide-eyed cabbie pulls a runner, John's ready for it, and by the time the police arrive, John's had the cabbie in a joint lock against the wall for twenty minutes.

It might just be the best night he's ever had. [~2900]
fic  tv:sherlock  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  theme:competency!!!  hilarity  theme:shenanigans  theme:friendship  theme:selfrescue  genre:gen  rating:pg-13  @lj 
april 2012 by scorpionvoices
lavvyan: The Queen's Guard
In the caves of Afghanistan, John died once already. But in a world ruled by creatures more terrible than divine, death isn't always permanent, and when a half-human stranger stumbles into his life, John has to decide what he hates more: the Royal bloodline, or that peculiar heart which won't let him die... [5977]
fic  tv:sherlock  au:magicalrealism  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  c:sh:moriarty  c:sh:irene  theme:steampunk  theme:war  theme:angst  theme:injury  theme:captivity  theme:totherescue!  theme:friendship  genre:gen  rating:pg-13  author:lavvyan  @lj 
april 2012 by scorpionvoices
luchia13: Be My Voice in This World
Warnings: Crossover with Tamora Pierce's Tortall universe, and therefore an AU. VIOLENCE, irreverent view of nobility/monarchy in general, intentionally not brit-picked (o Tortall, u so American!).

Summary:In which Sir John of Fief Watson (aka Mad John) becomes Sir John of newly-created kind-of-a-Fief Baker Street and meets the demigod of insanity via divine intervention-slash-matchmakerness. Together they fight crime, and people explode! [10,258]
fic  tv:sherlock  au:fusion  b:tortall  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  theme:gods  theme:angst  theme:friendship  theme:destiny  theme:theyfightcrime!  theme:injury  theme:competency!!!  theme:marriage  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  rating:pg-13  author:luchia13  @lj 
april 2012 by scorpionvoices
doodle_writes: Not Exactly Location, Location, Location
"I want to make it clear that this house is where we plan to spend the remainder of our lives. I'd rather that time was not cut short by an arthritic tumble down a flight of unwanted stairs." Sherlock and John go house hunting for the perfect place to retire in Sussex. [2500]
fic  tv:sherlock  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  c:SH:oc  theme:establishedrelationship  theme:futurefic  theme:snark  theme:growingold  opinion:adorable  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:fluff  genre:slash  rating:pg  @lj 
april 2012 by scorpionvoices
Sherlock BBC Kink Meme - prompting: part iii -- Necks and Knees, by anon
I'd like to see John and Sherlock accidentally find each other's erogenous zones, I was hoping for something uncommon (I'd prefer ears, neck, hips, etc. but pretty much whatever you find easiest to work with). And not realizing the effect it's having on the opposite person until things have gone too far.
fic  tv:sherlock  comment!fic  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  shenanigans  boysaredorks  theme:seduction  humor  kink:masturbation  kink:erogenouszones  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  genre:fluff  rating:pg-13  challenge:kinkmeme  @lj 
march 2012 by scorpionvoices
loveslashangst: Holmes-Breaking
“Squirt-bottle,” says Harry’s voice firmly in the earpiece of the mobile. “It’s the only way.”

John can’t have heard her right. “Beg pardon?”

“Squirt-bottle,” she repeats. “Worked perfectly with Georgie.”

John presses his back to the wall outside 221 Baker Street and stuffs his free hand into his coat pocket to slow the process of his fingers turning to ice. “Georgie was a cat.”

“So’s your boyfriend.”
fic  tv:sherlock  c:SH:watson  c:sh:harry  c:SH:holmes  theme:domesticity  theme:friendship  boysaredorks  shenanigans  theme:firstkiss  theme:first-time  opinion:adorable  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  rating:r  @lj 
march 2012 by scorpionvoices
Sherlock BBC Kink Meme - Prompting Part XXVI
Prompt: Sherlock hates Anderson because he can't stand adulterers. After all, Sherlock's own husband goes away on tour of duty for years at a time, and neither of them would think of straying.
fic  tv:sherlock  au:justalittledifferent  c:SH:holmes  c:SH:lestrade  c:sh:anderson  theme:marriage  theme:love  theme:establishedrelationship  opinion:sweet  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  rating:pg  challenge:kinkmeme  @lj 
march 2012 by scorpionvoices
Sherlock BBC Kink Meme - Prompting: Part IX -- Barter System, by anon
“Is this going to be a thing now?” John asks, eying his jumper. “You stealing my clothes whenever you feel like?”

Sherlock looks offended. “I’m not stealing them, John. We have a barter system.”

John raises an eyebrow. “You realize that a barter system requires both parties to be aware, and making use, of it?”

Sherlock frowns. “Of course. When I wore your tee-shirt after you returned my socks, I assumed your silence was acceptance. You said my use of your jumper was fine, and afterwards you returned one of my tee-shirts, freshly laundered.” He gestures to the stripy jumper. “You are, of course, welcome to anything in my wardrobe, save my coat.”
fic  tv:sherlock  comment!fic  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  theme:friendship  shenanigans  hilarity  boysaredorks  theme:clueless  theme:first-time  theme:love  genre:fluff  genre:slash  rating:nc-17  challenge:kinkmeme  @lj 
march 2012 by scorpionvoices
caffienekitty: An Adventure in Knitwear
The very first thing John noticed about the jumper was that it had three arms.

"Um. Sherlock, did you knit this yourself?"

"Yes." Sherlock scowled. "It's mathematically perfect. I don't know why it looks like that." [340]
ficlet  tv:sherlock  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  humor  knitting  theme:friendship  shenanigans  opinion:adorable  genre:gen  rating:g  @lj 
march 2012 by scorpionvoices
jupiter_ash: Man and Beast
It was with a sick feeling that he watched them push a figure into his room. It was the day of the full moon and they had given him a playmate, bound and blindfolded, shoved into his cage with no ceremony and no apology.

He barely raised his head from where he was sat in the far corner, knees pressed to his chin.

The man struggled, cursing slightly as he slowly worked the bonds off before ripping off the blindfold.

“Bloody things,” he said before straightening his back and looking around. His lips pressed together as he took in the cell, eyes alighting on the cameras and microphones before settling on him.

The wolf growled but he clamped his mouth shut.

“No expense spared I see,” the man said. “Could have given us a bigger room if they expect us to share.”

He doubted that would be an issue for too long.

“Been here long?”

He didn’t reply but watched the man, tipping his head slightly to the side, his eyes narrowing.

“Afghanistan or Iraq?” he asked, his voice still a little hoarse from the workout the day before. [~20,000]
fic  tv:sherlock  au:magicalrealism  c:SH:holmes  c:SH:watson  theme:werewolves  theme:captivity  theme:angst  trope:matingurges  trope:partnerbond  theme:totherescue!  warning:dub-con  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  rating:nc-17  @lj  w:torture 
march 2012 by scorpionvoices
Sherlock BBC Kink Meme - Prompting: Part XVII
Sherlock is a hard drive.

Jim is malware.

Mycroft is anti-virus software.

John is a disk repair program.
fic  tv:sherlock  au:nothuman  c:SH:holmes  c:SH:watson  shenanigans  theme:friendship  theme:competency!!!  genre:crackish  rating:pg  @lj  challenge:kinkmeme 
march 2012 by scorpionvoices
whimsicalimages: raise it up (shining)
A/N: Written for the sake of shameless self-indulgence and because I needed to write a fix-it and finally because I thought "Hey, what if Sherlock has a clockwork heart?" and subsequently I thought, "Hey, what if John has the key?" [~3300]
fic  tv:sherlock  oneshot  c:SH:holmes  c:SH:mycroft  c:SH:watson  theme:destiny  theme:angst  theme:friendship  theme:firstkiss  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  rating:pg-13  @lj 
march 2012 by scorpionvoices
Sherlock BBC Kink Meme - Prompting: Part XIV -- Ducks!, by anonymous
Crowley watched one of the ducklings nip at their 'Uncle' Sherlock's tail feathers. "I'm naming that one Moriarty," he said. "He'll grow up obsessed with trying to better Uncle Sherlock, it'll be better than a Greek tragedy."

"There's already a Moriarty, dear," Aziraphale said, obviously trying to break the news gently. He paused. "Well, there was," he corrected. "He threatened Sarah at some point in the courting stages, John went to Sherlock and, well, there was a weir involved."

"You've brought me a *murderous threesome of ducks*," Crowley said, delight in every syllable. "It's like you've known me for six thousand years or something."
fic  b:goodomens  au:fusion  tv:sherlock  au:nothuman  c:go:crowley  c:go:aziraphale  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  c:sh:sarah  OT3  theme:friendship  theme:establishedrelationship  theme:food  hilarity  shenanigans  p:sh:john/sarah/sherlock  genre:crack  genre:slash  genre:het  rating:pg  challenge:kinkmeme  @lj 
february 2012 by scorpionvoices
rocket_happy: A Bit Backwards
“I think we’ve got this whole ‘love’ thing a bit backwards,” John says when Sherlock straightens up. “Normal people fall in love, then get married.”

“Dull.”

Of course. [3008]
fic  tv:sherlock  oneshot  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  theme:futurefic  theme:friendship  trope:marriageofconvenience  theme:clueless  theme:domesticity  theme:firstkiss  humor  dorksinlove  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  rating:pg  @lj 
january 2012 by scorpionvoices
sunryder: Come To Morning
John Watson was a Shire Hobbit, born and bred, and he was terrible at it. He'd expected to spend his life bored and more than a little alone, but then Sherlock had come. Now he was running around Middle Earth trying to stop a killer while still avoiding Mycroft's lectures, and pretending he wasn't half mad in love with an Elf. [23,868]
fic  b:lordoftherings  au:fusion  tv:sherlock  c:sh:watson  c:sh:holmes  c:sh:mycroft  c:sh:lestrade  theme:questing  theme:theyfightcrime!  theme:totherescue!  theme:selfrescue  theme:love  trope:partnerbond  theme:destiny  theme:boysaredorks  warning:characterdeath  warning:characterdeath-sortof  p:sh:john/sherlock  ge:drama  ge:slash  r:pg-13  @lj  for-cindy  for-kayla  challenge:holmesbigbang 
november 2011 by scorpionvoices
donutville: Ratiocination, or The Logic Behind the Perfect Coffee
Barista!Sherlock is known for speaking to his customers bluntly, judging them by their orders, something John finds fascinating. [1391]
fic  tv:sherlock  au:realworld  c:sh:watson  c:sh:holmes  theme:firstmeetings  humor  short  shenanigans  genre:gen  rating:g  author:donutsweeper  @lj 
november 2011 by scorpionvoices
mad maudlin: A City on the Head of a Pin
It was harder to ignore the second time, when consciousness was there to stay. The doctor explaining his injuries to him was very clever and very patient, and optimistic about a full recovery; he felt rather bad that he couldn't pay attention. "Dr. Watson?" she asked eventually. "Are you all right?"

"Fine," John said, staring at her wings.
fic  tv:sherlock  oneshot  c:SH:watson  c:sh:mrs.hudson  c:SH:holmes  trope:wingfic  style:philosophical  opinion:interesting  genre:drama  genre:gen  author:madmaudlin  for-kayla  opinion:awesome  rating:pg-13  @lj 
august 2011 by scorpionvoices
story_monger: Unexpected Journeys
John never volunteered the information that his flatmate was a dragon. If he did, he suspected he’d receive questions such as whether Sherlock had ever taken off his concealment charm or whether John was ever so slightly worried that he was living with a natural carnivore, whose species was not above picking off the occasional human or orc.

John would have told them not to worry about the second item, because Sherlock apparently lived off of tea and nicotine patches. [~6500]
fic  tv:sherlock  au:fusion  m:lotr  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  theme:friendship  shenanigans  theme:selfrescue  humor  worldbuilding  genre:gen  for-kayla  for-cindy  opinion:awesome  rating:pg-13  opinion:sweet  @lj 
july 2011 by scorpionvoices
blind_author: Faerie-Touched
AU. In a world of sorcerers and magic, Sherlock is a Faerie-born and John, lacking any kind of magical talent, often seems a bit out of place. But he has a gift all his own...
fic  tv:sherlock  au:magicalrealism  c:SH:holmes  c:SH:watson  theme:friendship  theme:angst  humor  theme:firstkiss  theme:selfrescue  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  opinion:awesome  rating:pg-13  @lj 
june 2011 by scorpionvoices
sherlockbbc: Sherlock/Dinosaur Comics mashups
In French, each noun is either a boy or a girl, which means you've got a 50% chance of making a mistake that does not impact the ACTUAL meaning of your sentence, but which still makes you wrong.

This is how the French say "screw you" to every student of the language.
humor  genre:gen  art:fanart  tv:sherlock  macro  lolz  favs:fanart  for-kayla  for-cindy  opinion:awesome  @lj 
june 2011 by scorpionvoices
misslucyjane: Those Boys with the Earthly Eyes
There are those boys with earthly eyes
Their eyes are like the ground
You walk and walk, kickin’ up dirt
But they don’t make a sound

And when they kiss you, they sometimes leave ‘em open
To make sure you don’t drown
Yeah, the sweetest eyes, the truest eyes are probably dark brown

–Regina Spektor, Silly Eye Color Generalizations
fic  tv:sherlock  oneshot  c:SH:watson  c:SH:lestrade  theme:dating  theme:first-time  theme:snark  hilarity  boysaredorks  theme:romance  genre:fluff  p:sh:lestrade/watson  genre:slash  opinion:awesome  rating:pg-13  @lj 
june 2011 by scorpionvoices
parsnips: Wherein There Is a Case, Several Mysteries, John Coming to the Rescue, and an Old Folk Saying
There is a mold of uncertain origin in the sink, and Sherlock refuses to tell him the purpose of it.

Sherlock *says* it's a mold, anyway. The sink in the loo has had unsettling streaks of blueish-black in it from very nearly the beginning of their residence. Mrs. Hudson has complained. John has complained. Sherlock has attempted on several occasions to call it an experiment, but when pressed won't specify exactly what the experiment is in honor of.

It's more than a little disgusting, and it has a very odd smell.

The one time John tried to clean it out, he ruined a perfectly good sponge, and the mold just returned a few weeks later regardless.
fic  tv:sherlock  oneshot  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  humor  shenanigans  theme:totherescue!  theme:competency!!!  boysaredorks  case-file  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  for-kayla  opinion:awesome  rating:pg-13  @lj 
april 2011 by scorpionvoices
colebaltblue: Disaster, Want and Tea: A Christmas Carol
"It's John, isn't it?" Mrs Hudson asks, and she could not sound more pleased.

"No," he says, through gritted teeth. "I told you, this advice is for a friend."

"But you haven't got any friends, Sherlock."

Why do people choose to be observant only when it inconveniences him? "A. . . friend of a colleague. Of Inspector Lestrade. A friend of Inspector Lestrade."

"Well, dear, perhaps Inspector Lestrade's friend might make use of the mistletoe I hung in your doorway," she says with a too-knowing smile.

♦ ♦ ♦

It takes John eight days to notice the mistletoe. Sherlock has been counting.
fic  tv:sherlock  illustrated  c:SH:holmes  c:SH:watson  theme:friendship  theme:clueless  theme:holidays  dorksinlove  shenanigans  genre:fluff  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  art:fanart  favs:bbcsherlock  opinion:adorable  rating:pg-13  @lj 
april 2011 by scorpionvoices
elapsedspiral: Aptronyms
The stranger was tall, dark and while perhaps not conventionally handsome he was certainly striking and instantly memorable, all eagled eyed and snappily dressed. His expression, however, when he held out his hand for John to shake in the lab at Bart’s was one of mild despair.

“John Watson I take it? Dr John Watson?”

John’s eyes flew wide.

“How the hell did you know that?” he made to turn to Mike, “Did you text him?”

“He didn’t,” Sherlock sighed, turning back to his experiment, “It’s really quite simple. Nothing else would have reduced Mike Stamford to sobbing with laughter other than introducing his friend Sherlock Holmes to Dr John Watson.”

If possible John’s eyes widened further still. His hand clamped a little tighter on Sherlock’s as they finished shaking.

“I know,” Sherlock grimaced as he regained the seat in front of his microscope, “Your parents had an unfortunate lapse of judgment but mine were genuinely sadistic.” [~1700]
fic  tv:sherlock  au:justalittledifferent  c:SH:holmes  c:SH:watson  genre:crackish  shenanigans  hilarity  LOLZ  genre:gen  favs:bbcsherlock  for-kayla  for-cindy  rating:pg-13  @lj 
april 2011 by scorpionvoices
rachelindeed: The Almost Empty House
Sherlock Holmes and John Watson are on their way to Hogwarts. Sherlock is determined to live in an empty House, but things don't quite work out according to plan.
fic  tv:sherlock  au:fusion  b:harrypotter  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  theme:friendship  shenanigans  boysaredorks  humor  genre:gen  rating:pg  opinion:awesome  @lj 
april 2011 by scorpionvoices
rachelindeed: Further Adventures of the Hogwarts Irregulars
“For the last time, you are not a Parselmouth! You can’t just put yourself in biting-range and hope the words ‘spare me’ will kick in! You’ve got to be born with the gift.”

“Wrong. Dumbledore learned it.”

“Dumbledore’s a genius.”

Sherlock’s raised eyebrow conveyed the obvious riposte.

“Yeah, fine, you are, too, but he’s had a hundred years to practice. At this rate you’ll be lucky to make it to next week.”
fic  tv:sherlock  au:fusion  b:harrypotter  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  humor  genre:drama  theme:friendship  shenanigans  boysaredorks  genre:gen  rating:pg  genre:action  @lj 
april 2011 by scorpionvoices
blind_author: Five Times Sherlock's Gender Didn't Matter (And One Time It Did)
Written for a prompt on the kinkmeme: Instead of being amused/grateful for John showing up at the end of "A Study In Pink," Female!Sherlock is coldly furious with John for rescuing her. She gets quite enough of that sexist smothering from her brother and Lestrade, she doesn't need another man in her life constantly assuming she needs rescuing and protection. Cue John explaining that he didn't come after Sherlock because she's a woman, but because she's a FUCKING IDIOT AND KIND OF INSANE.
fic  tv:sherlock  au:gender  c:SH:holmes  c:SH:watson  theme:friendship  theme:h/c  theme:clueless  humor  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:het  rating:r  for-kayla  style:fivethings  opinion:sweet  @lj 
april 2011 by scorpionvoices
sherlockbbc_fic: Prompting: Part XII -- honey-bees, come build in the empty house, by anon
The first time John tries a drop of the honey, he closes his eyes and nearly groans. He didn't know honey could taste like this, like herb gardens and spring and the wind over the downs.
fic  tv:sherlock  note:comment!fic  c:SH:watson  theme:grief  theme:aftermath  c:SH:holmes  theme:love  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  challenge:kinkmeme  note:episoderelated  rating:pg-13  @lj 
april 2011 by scorpionvoices
raina_at: Five Things John Watson Will Never Tell Anyone
John’s never had a death wish. He never actively tried to end his own life. He isn’t trying now, not really. But he’s tantalizingly close to finally figuring out what the fuck is wrong with him, and he can’t stop himself.

He takes the gun and with one smooth movement brings it to his temple. His hands aren’t shaking at all.

He pulls the trigger.

There’s the click of the hammer hitting an empty chamber.

His heart pounds, and his breath comes short, and he’s flooded with an intense, almost painful kind of joy to be alive, to be breathing, for every beat of his heart.

That’s the moment he realizes he’s way more screwed up than he thought he was.

He isn’t depressed. He’s *bored*.

An hour later he’s standing on Waterloo Bridge and throwing the gun and the bullets into the Thames.
fic  tv:sherlock  c:SH:watson  characterstudy  theme:angst  theme:family  theme:love  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  rating:r  style:fivethings  @lj 
april 2011 by scorpionvoices
etothepii: You Call Me Like the Moon
Three months into their deployment to Afghanistan, on the night of the full moon, John's unit -- jokingly called the K-9 unit, gathers naked in several trucks, four of them in the back of each, paired with two borrowed snipers up front.

The vast majority of the time, John's a Combat Medical Technician. He carries a service weapon meant only for self-defense and a medical kit that gets more use than he'd like. He wears a red cross on his bicep, and mostly spends his time wrists-deep in his comrades' bodies, trying to knit them together well enough for them to survive another day.

He's never shot a living person before.

But when he's not a doctor, he's this:

Naked but unashamed, shoulders and legs brushing with those of his unit-mates. Nervous and joking and hungry and waiting, waiting, waiting -- [3000]
fic  tv:sherlock  oneshot  c:SH:watson  characterstudy  theme:werewolves  worldbuilding  c:SH:holmes  genre:gen  author:etothepii  for-kayla  opinion:awesome  rating:pg-13  @lj 
april 2011 by scorpionvoices
etothepii: Woe and Arachnids
Summary: "Wednesday, this is my flatmate, Sherlock Holmes. He's a detective. Sherlock, this is my niece, Wednesday Addams." "Consulting detective," Sherlock corrects sharply. "There's an arachnid in your coat pocket, did you know?"
Note: Sequel to Sic Gorgiamus Allos Subjectatos Nunc. Crossover with the Addams Family. [11,100]
fic  crossover  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  c:AF:wednesday  trope:implausiblerelatives  theme:friendship  theme:selfrescue  theme:family  theme:growingup  for-kayla  favs:bbcsherlock  opinion:awesome  rating:pg-13  tv:sherlock  m:addamsfamily  genre:gen  author:etothepii  @lj 
april 2011 by scorpionvoices
etothepii: Sic Gorgiamus Allos Subjectatos Nunc
Summary: "Sic gorgiamus allos subjectatos nunc. It's the family motto." "What does it mean?" "We gladly feast on those who would subdue us."
Notes: Crossover with The Addams Family. Followed by Woe and Arachnids. [5700]
fic  tv:sherlock  crossover  m:addamsfamily  SH:watson  SH:holmes  SH:harry  trope:implausiblerelatives  theme:family  theme:angst  theme:growingup  theme:selfrescue  theme:friendship  genre:gen  favs:bbcsherlock  author:etothepii  for-kayla  opinion:awesome  rating:pg-13  @lj 
april 2011 by scorpionvoices
etothepii: Show Me How to Stop Running
Before the wolf, his nightmares were about death -- his dying, his letting other people die, pain and suffering and the bodies of friends. He'd dream about mortar fire and gunshots and fear, and wake with a shout, the coppery smell of blood vivid and sharp in his mind, hair soaked with sweat. And he'd sit up, shaking, telling himself that he was still alive, that he was a doctor, that he was there to save lives.

After the wolf, he still dreams about death, but almost never about dying. He dreams about blood in his mouth, and running on four legs, and the sick, moist, ripping sound flesh makes when torn apart by fangs. He dreams about screams and pain and the spill of blood against sand.

But when John wakes from *those* dreams, he wakes up hard. [12,392]
fic  tv:sherlock  au:nothuman  c:SH:holmes  c:SH:watson  c:SH:lestrade  theme:werewolves  theme:friendship  theme:angst  theme:first-time  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  rating:nc-17  author:etothepii  @lj 
april 2011 by scorpionvoices
barrowjane: The Autumn Moon is Bright
John and Harry have always been werewolves (sort of), and been told to hide it. So while Sherlock deduces a lot about John in their first meeting, he certainly doesn't deduce everything.
fic  tv:sherlock  au:magicalrealism  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  theme:werewolves  theme:angst  theme:injury  theme:h/c  theme:first-time  case-file  fantasy  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  rating:r  for-kayla  @lj 
march 2011 by scorpionvoices
sherlockbbc_fic: Welcome! (Prompting: part i) -- Silly Puppy
Most people think Adonia is a dog, some sort of crossbreed, the type meant to look as close to a wolf as possible. Obviously she can't be an actual wolf. Her fur is the wrong shade, too much brown, and she's a medium size, smaller than a 'proper wolf', as seen in countless movies. Nobody would mistake her for what she actually is. It's a game she and John have been playing so long among the civilians they almost forget it's a game.
fic  au:fusion  comment!fic  worldbuilding  wip  rating:pg-13  tv:sherlock  b:hisdarkmaterials  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  c:SH:mycroft  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  challenge:kinkmeme  @lj 
march 2011 by scorpionvoices
sherlockbbc_fic: Prompting: Part X -- Fickle and True, by anonymous
"No." Sherlock crouches before the fireplace, reaches into the flames. The star feels small in his cupped palms as he pulls it out, warm and fragile, just like it did all those years ago. "It's my heart, so I get to decide what to do with it, and I want you to keep it. I don't want it back. I'd just as soon throw it away."
ficlet  tv:sherlock  au:fusion  b:howl'smovingcastle  comment!fic  c:SH:holmes  c:SH:watson  theme:friendship  theme:love  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  rating:pg  for-kayla  challenge:kinkmeme  opinion:adorable  opinion:sweet  @lj 
february 2011 by scorpionvoices
wordstrings - The Death and Resurrection of the English Language
Sherlock Holmes has recently grown aware that the problem must be one of language.

He and John Watson clearly speak different versions of English. Must do. It's the only logical explanation.

[wordstrings is the most fantastic Sherlock writer EVER. Hir Sherlock is just so delightfully insane, and the way s/he writes his thought processes is simultaneously amazingly strange and supremely logical. Hir Sherlock and Watson make my heart so happy, because they're so messed up and they're *perfect* for each other!]
fic  tv:sherlock  c:SH:holmes  c:SH:watson  theme:romance  theme:friendship  theme:love  theme:injury  theme:snark  theme:angst  theme:insanity  hilarity  shenanigans  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  rating:nc-17  author:wordstrings  favs:SH  for-kayla  @lj 
december 2010 by scorpionvoices
drachenmina: Possibly. Probably.
Sherlock looks back, obviously annoyed. "John's in Edinburgh. And yes, with *her*. We're not joined at the hip, you know."

Unaccountably, Greg cheers up. "Would you like to be?"

Sherlock blushes. "Don't be absurd. John's the straightest man I know."

Suddenly Greg's in a *much* better mood. [1700]
fic  tv:sherlock  c:SH:holmes  c:SH:lestrade  unusualpairing  theme:RST  theme:first-time  humor  theme:angst  warning:rape-past  p:sh:holmes/lestrade  genre:slash  rating:nc-17  @lj 
november 2010 by scorpionvoices
etothepii: they tell me their secrets (will you tell me yours too)
In Afghanistan, the supplies tell him when they're running low, and the cars always, always tell him when strangers have touched them, and John gets known as having a knack (paranoia, his men call it, but he's never missed a single car bomb) for keeping his men safe. [2320]
fic  tv:sherlock  c:SH:watson  characterstudy  c:SH:holmes  theme:superpowers  theme:friendship  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:pre-slash  favs:SH  opinion:awesome  rating:pg-13  author:etothepii  @lj 
november 2010 by scorpionvoices
sherlockbbc_fic: Prompting: Part II
Prompt: John came back from Afghanistan psychic. [sequel at bottom of page]

"Sherlock's general lack of empathy or normal human emotions might be why John hardly ever gets anything off him. Little things, surface things, sure. Nothing like Sally Donovan brushing against him and John knowing she's just had a blazing row with her mother over why she doesn't *just settle down*.

That or his thing is shit-scared of Sherlock's brain."
fic  tv:sherlock  comment!fic  c:SH:watson  theme:psychic  theme:PTSD  c:SH:holmes  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:pre-slash  opinion:awesome  rating:pg-13  @lj 
september 2010 by scorpionvoices
wordstrings: The Paradox Suite
John Watson is a man who is comfortable with paradoxes. He has learned to be. Has to be.

He is a good man, and he went to war.

He is a doctor, and dying is what people do.
fic  tv:sherlock  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  characterstudy  humor  shenanigans  boysaredorks  theme:establishedrelationship  theme:love  theme:domesticity  genre:slash  rating:nc-17  author:wordstrings  @lj 
september 2010 by scorpionvoices

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