S: Anything interesting in the newspapers yet, John? I’m bored.. J: …*sighs* no, Sherlock. You know, there hasn’t always to be a case or murder to keep you entertained! S: But John.. there hasn’t been an interesting client for an eternity! The last e-mails have just been tiresome attempts of some people to get my attention - dull. J: *mumbles* well, at least you don’t get those odd e-mails..
if oikawa is loosely based off of alexander the great (his nickname, the grand king and his and iwaizumi’s birthdays being on the birth and death of alexander the great respectively), iwaizumi could possibly be loosely based off of hephaestion (alexander the great’s closest/childhood friend, general and bodyguard and sometimes theorized as his lover)