the one & only violet hunter

"He was indeed a deplorable spectacle. In the dim light of a foggy November day the sick room was a gloomy spot, but it was that gaunt, wasted face staring at me from the bed which sent a chill to my heart. His eyes had the brightness of fever, there was a hectic flush upon either cheek, and dark crusts clung to his lips; the thin hands upon the coverlet twitched incessantly, his voice was croaking and spasmodic. He lay listlessly as I entered the room, but the sight of me brought a gleam of recognition to his eyes." - John Watson
The Adventure of The Dying Detective

"He was indeed a deplorable spectacle. In the dim light of a foggy November day the sick room was a gloomy spot, but it was that gaunt, wasted face staring at me from the bed which sent a chill to my heart. His eyes had the brightness of fever, there was a hectic flush upon either cheek, and dark crusts clung to his lips; the thin hands upon the coverlet twitched incessantly, his voice was croaking and spasmodic. He lay listlessly as I entered the room, but the sight of me brought a gleam of recognition to his eyes." - John Watson

The Adventure of The Dying Detective

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 ”It was a beautiful moonlight night, and the lawn in front of the house was silvered over and almost as bright as day. I was standing, rapt in the peaceful beauty of the scene…” -Violet Hunter
The Adventure of The Copper Beeches

 ”It was a beautiful moonlight night, and the lawn in front of the house was silvered over and almost as bright as day. I was standing, rapt in the peaceful beauty of the scene…” -Violet Hunter

The Adventure of The Copper Beeches

http://bbcatemysoul.tumblr.com/post/85051707819/so-i-was-just-sitting-here-thinking-about-hlv-and

bbcatemysoul:

so i was just sitting here thinking about hlv and then i realized

in asib we have a confrontation between irene and john in an empty building in which john demands that irene tell sherlock the truth, and says that if irene won’t tell him, john himself will, because he refuses to help irene keep a…

I’ll post something more in depth about your observations later, but I would suggest reading The Copper Beeches while ruminating. 

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Do the show creators intend Sherlock Holmes be read as gay?

captaindylant:

Watch from about 15:00 in this video of the recent Sherlock: Anatomy of a Hit panel from last month (with Mark Gatiss, Steve Moffat, Sue Vertue, Ben Stephenson and Amanda Abbington).

Sue Vertue recalls that they researched audience response to the unaired pilot, and Ben Stephenson, BBC’s Drama…

Maybe- I think, if Sherlock is homosexual or bisexual, they’ll obnoxiously drag the reveal somewhere between the next to last season to the last episode.  Also, Asperger’s is being raked through the coals as the source of Sherlock’s “repression”.

"It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside." -Sherlock Holmes
The Adventure of The Copper Beeches

"It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside." -Sherlock Holmes

The Adventure of The Copper Beeches