How did you know his middle name? He never tells anyone, he hates it. Took him years to confide in me.
“We were absolutely mullered in the gay club – lots of topless men going past, and us just going ‘Why are we here?’” reveals the actor.
“I [as Sherlock] had no idea as to why they didn’t have their clothes on,” recalls Benedict Cumberbatch. “And then it dawned and my grounding shook…”
a study in character: Mary
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“Have you seen your brother’s address book lately? Two names. Yours, and mine.”
john watson | the reichenbach fall
Can I just sob uncontrollably over the fact that Sherlock has an address book and that at some point in time he took out this address book and wrote down John’s name, phone number, and address, even though he blatantly knows all of these things and is not likely to ever forget them? Can I then continue to cry over the fact that there are only two names in this address book, not even Mrs Hudson, not even Lestrade, both of whom he jumped off a building for, not even Molly, just John and Mycroft, and he doesn’t even need those names and numbers, John lives with him for God’s sake his address is 221B Baker Street and Sherlock’s not ever going to forget that, John’s name and that address tied together are a part of his identity and obviously John lives there and just Mycroft’s in there too and holy Jesus and
and I can just picture them, not even slotted one on top of the other at the beginning but filed away perfectly under the corresponding first letters of their last names and then there’s all these other empty pages and—
And John knows this, so there must have been a point in time when he found this address book and rifled through it and found that the only names in it were his and Mycroft’s and he was oddly touched and he probably pictured Sherlock writing his name down, too, and holy fucking shit this is literally the worst thing goodbye
I think what I like most about Sherlock Holmes is that he doesn’t fit in, and he’s never tried
More of us should be ourselves and fuck what anyone else thinks
We’re worried people won’t like us, when really it only matters if one or two really awesome people love us for who we are
Flaws and all
Have some Lestrade tattoo!lock. Tattoos include one fox, one Arsenal shield, one Black Flag, and a reference to the quote from To Kill a Mockingbird: “Atticus told me to delete the adjectives and I’d have the facts.”
I had some weird head canon that Lestrade crashed his bike spectacularly when he was young and messed up his back, hence the scarring.