You wanted happiness, I can’t blame you for that,
and maybe a mouth sounds idiotic when it blathers on about joy
but tell me
you love this, tell me you’re not miserable.
You do the math, you expect the trouble.
I am tired of being mysterious .You are drinking rum next to the laughing skullheads and I am unhappy because I am dead and I miss you. Once a year, day of the dead, you think you’d think of me more often.
- Richard Siken, Unhappy hour
excerpt from “Litany In Which Certain Things are Crossed Out”
ah, yes, as opposed to natural, organic genders harvested from the Gender Tree in the far-off, mystical Gender Land
free range gender
gluten free gender
I can’t believe it’s not gender
I need to talk about this moment.
Sherlock is terrified of Moriarty. Legitimately terrified of him. So terrified that Moriarty is literally the monster under Sherlock’s bed and the thing that keeps Sherlock up at night.
In The Great Game, Sherlock wanted to meet Moriarty. He reveled in the game, loved the chase, and saw Moriarty as the one man who could actually challenge him. He invited Moriarty to the pool just so he could finally meet his nemesis.
And then Moriarty got John. He took him, strapped Semtex to his chest, and threatened to burn Sherlock’s heart away. And now Sherlock fears Moriarty more than anything else. More than the Hound, more than his own brain lying to him, he is afraid of Moriarty.
It’s no longer a game, it’s real.
I’ve been waiting for these gifs and for someone to say this forever. I was blown away by this scene when I realised how afraid of Moriarty Sherlock is.
Oh yes, they did! Those were hard days. But Major Sholto did his best to protect everybody.
And that was how a great scandal threatened to affect the kingdom of Bohemia, and how the best plans of Mr. Sherlock Holmes were beaten by a woman’s wit. He used to make merry over the cleverness of women, but I have not heard him do it of late.
And when he speaks of Irene Adler, or when he refers to her photograph, it is always under the honourable title of the woman.
I remember seeing some Robert Downey Jr pin up manips. So I wanted to try Benedict ones. I was having so much fun. Images from (X)
John, there’s something…
I should say. I’ve meant to say always and I never have.
Since its unlikely we will ever meet again, I might as well say it now.
All those years ago, when I said that I considered myself married to my work…