Saturday Morning Holmes/Watson Rec: sans_patronymic
I just spent a delightful morning working my way through sans_patronymic’s catalogue on AO3, reading all those fics I had missed since my last visit and I just had to take a moment to rec this author. They have all the skill and talent of mistyzeo or Katie Forsythe, and their Victorian voice is witty, lovely, and completely in character. Here are a few of my favorites:
Holmes’s inability to attend to basic domestic chores causes friction between him and Watson. Featuring musings, squabbling, and eventual makeup sex.
When a bit of bad news threatens to crush Watson’s spirit, Holmes knows just the solution.
Watson makes an indecent proposition in an even less decent location.
The night before the conclusion of the Baskerville case, Watson believes he and Holmes are both in need of distraction.
An illness reveals to Watson the truth of his desires. Love is unconquerable, even when things are not always as they appear.
Holmes has an unusual desire which he hesitates to share. Watson is more than accommodating.
Watson questions Holmes about a particular talent and the answer is more than he bargained for.