Word Count: 3239 this part
Characters: Sherlock, John, Billie
Pairing: Sherlock/John friendship or romance (to be revealed)
Genre: Friendship, angst/fluff, bromance/romance (voted on by readers)
Summary: John Watson and Sherlock Holmes had known each other for seven years, five months and 26 days. Captain Watson decided it was high time for him to let his friend know exactly what he meant to him. Dr. Watson, on the other hand, was less than enthusiastic about the whole thing.
A/N: Tremendous thanks to all you wonderful readers who left input and suggestions for me. If you’ve read the previous chapter’s comments then you’ll know in what direction this story is headed. That being said, I've put the rest of the notes at the end of the chapter to avoid spoilers.
Special mention goes here to drinkingcocoa and treelight for their contributions to the storyline. I took their suggestions and ran with it, and I had loads of fun in the process. Thank you so much, guys! I hope that this satisfies.
Here is a mini-challenge to test for how eagle-eyed my readers are. In the previous chapter, I made a subtle, one-line reference to a comment thread on John’s blog. If you’re not familiar with John’s blog, you can find it here. The first person to identify it correctly, both on AO3 and on LJ, will receive a wee 221b ficlet from a prompt of their choosing.
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