Word count: 119,461
Relationships: Sherlock Holmes/John Watson, John Watson/Original Male Character(s)
When Sherlock dies, John Watson feels like his life is over too. He’s completely shut down, until Mark Morstan, a new nurse at John’s medical clinic, catches his attention, and helps him uncover the long buried truth of his attraction to men.
Although he’s certain he’ll never get over Sherlock, John plans to move on, and build a new life with Mark, unaware that Sherlock is not quite as dead as he appears, and that Mark is hiding secrets of his own.
Rec: This was beyond brilliant in every way imaginable I was blown away by the characters and setting. We are all lucky to read such a genius story. This is one of the best.