Characters: Sherlock Holmes, John Watson (gen)
Summary: At the heart of it, I was trying to get at the way John is drawn to dangerous games—to playing with the line between life and death, and to the place underneath logic where the irrational and death break through—and that all of this comes to him through Sherlock. And of
course Sherlock too is drawn to dangerous games, perhaps even more so,
with similar impetuses, and thus they’re drawn inexorably to each other.
Note: This vid has been deleted everywhere except at the download link above. The vidder has extensive notes on the video here.
This rec was originally posted on 221b_recs.
Rec: This is a sharply put together exploration of John’s attraction to danger. The quick edits and remixed music give a sense of how John is
always just on the edge of things, trying desperately to hang on and
keep up with Sherlock, and how he lives from moment to moment, always
chasing the next rush. The video is incredibly cohesive despite the
fast-paced switches from scene to scene, all suffused with a sense of
unreality and dread beneath the excitement. And it’s a really cool remix
of the song, too.