My friend: why do you have a Sherlock Holmes book out on your desk and bookmarked?
Me: Oh I needed to find a quote.
My friend: ….. why?
Me: ……. I was arguing with a stranger online about whether or not Irene Adler was meant to be a love interest.
My friend: Oh. She was, wasn’t she?
Me: *licks finger and flips open to A Scandal in Bohemia without breaking eye contact* First of all-