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Dralore Shimare ([personal profile] draloreshimare) wrote2012-03-09 05:21 am

BBC Sherlock - Ficlet - Debris

The detritus of everyday life lay slain across their old desk - wrappers and carry-out cartons, half-empty mugs with moldering tea, utensils glued to the surface with dried curry, papers long ago ravished by long slender fingers. Across this battlefield lay a film of dust, softening the painful edges, hiding detail from the casual eye. Except for one corner, just one, where a slim fingertip had carefully traced, "Sherlock LIVES." John stared at the lettering, breath catching, praying it was true.