it’s morning, and they are having breakfast in the kitchen, and sherlock, of course, is typing away deductions, but the message won’t send for some reason. “hm, there’s no signal on my phone”, he frowns. “here, use mine”, john’s hand is already on the way to his pocket when he freezes completely, and so does sherlock, and they turn to look at each other and there’s silence and then they smile, all tiny wrinkles and soft eyes and curled lips. “thank you”, sherlock’s response is barely audible when john’s hand lands in his open palm, and they both know he means so much more than just a phone in between their tangled fingers
Okay but LISTEN. It’s not just that Madzie threw Alec into the elevator so he wouldn’t suffocate to death like the team he was with. She also sent him UP levels. Away from Valentine and his men. Like she knew Valentine would hurt him. And she didn’t want her dad to get hurt. Not by her, not by Valentine.