Hmm I've been wondering for a time now, if (BBC) Sherlock would really start to KILL Moriartys men and web, singlehandedly - so if his charcter - really has what it takes to become a 'decent murderer'. Since everybody seems to think so and writes it that way, I accepted it too without a second though, but just recently it occured to me that in CANON he's not aggressive (in that way) at all, and it's not even him who takes down the web (I mean, physically) he just helps...
Oh yes! I agree, he’s not agressive at all. I think that if he was alone and tried to take on Moriarty’s web on his own, it would really affect him emotionally. If Season 3 doesn’t show the repurcussions on Sherlock’s psyche, I will be rather upset.
I also think that perhaps Sherlock may take down Moriarty’s organization using his intelligence. He may hack into networks and shut them down, cause certain people to never be employed again, lead the authorities to find certain wanted men/women. So he probably doesn’t always kill (since that doesn’t fit his character)
But at the same time, if he does end up killing people, I think it would give him an interesting paralell with John, something else he can identify with John on.
But I guess we’ll have to see how Moffat deals with it ^_^