Author: sjames_centre (Susan on AO3)
Status of Work: WIP (10/?)
Characters and/or Pairings: John/Sherlock, Mary Morstan, Greg Lestrade, Mycroft Holmes, Kate Bryant (OFC), Mrs. Hudson, Sally Donovan
Word Count: 31647 so far.
Main title and chapter titles from Leonard Cohen' Everybody Knows.
But don’t you see?” Kate asked Sherlock, her voice rising. “You think this is about John and Mary, but it isn’t. Not really. It’s not even about you. You’re all just pawns in Magnussen’s game. You must see that . . .”
“I need to see Mary. “ John stood with his fists clenched at his side. “Before we do anything, I need to talk to her.”
Sherlock and Kate answered at the same time. “No.”
John turned to Kate and pointed a finger. “You have nothing to say about it. Why the hell are you even still here?”