Word Count: ~7.9K
Warnings: consideration of the apparent death of Holmes, canon typical mention of off-stage death of minor characters
Summary: Holmes learns more about how Watson felt after the Reichenbach Fall, and what Watson did about it.
Disclaimer: Public domain (at least all the ACD story elements referenced herein)
A/N: Written for the 2020 ACDHolmesfest.
Excerpt: “Where did you get a photograph of me?”
I laughed. “From that photographer you suspected of murder. You sat for a whole series in order to have plenty of time to converse with him and observe his reactions. You told him you were an actor and had me bring along changes of costume, stage make-up, and props - a skull and a riding crop. Surely you remember?”
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