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Not one but two new fics for your perusal, should they interest:

"Death Before Dusk", an Elementary fic, Sherlock/Joan, and yet not as romantic as you might be thinking. 15K words. The synopsis --

The bad news: In 111 days, an asteroid will strike the Earth in a cataclysm that promises to destroy human civilization as we know it.

The good news: There's been a murder.


Also, I recently posted "Born To Rule", which is not so much a sequel to my XMFC AU story "Anarchy in the UK" as it is a brief, 5K coda, shamelessly written/posted to coincide with the birth of Wills & Kate's kid. The AITUK universe should get to have royal babies too, right?

Movies I have seen and liked: "The Great Gatsby" (so sue me, I thought the acting was amazing and made up for some extra Luhrmann); "The Heat" (freakin' hilarious); "Pacific Rim" (my friend Steph and I are considering costuming as jaeger pilots for Halloween) and "The Bling Ring" (sort of style over substance, but I think that's the point?) Still hoping to check out "The Wolverine" and "World War Z."

Date: 2013-07-29 11:58 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] hhw
OMG. the only thing wrong with this fic is the bout of existential despair that lingered briefly at its conclusion — and yet not what you might be thinking — why should I bother writing my own when there is such perfection as this? (it passed when I remembered 1. you're several million words ahead of me, and 2. there is not enough Elementary fic so we all need to do our part.)

A few details I loved: Joan realizing her mother would support her decision; the name switching with the POV changes; the way the palmistry story was slowly revealed; Holmes' response to the impending doom; Joan once more becoming aware of and choosing what she wants over what she thinks she should want.

(sorry for the double comment - meant to be here in the first place)

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