Title: These Things Were Promises
Author: paperclipbitch
Pairing: Holmes/Watson
Fandom: Sherlock Holmes (Ritchie ‘Verse)
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 53,181
Spoilers: Sort of set pre-movie, but in an AU where there won’t be a movie. So: no.
Summary: Watson has had to take a brutal course in being honest with himself so nothing Holmes says will ever be a surprise.

This story is told in 6 posts on Live Journal
Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four | Part 5a | Part 5b

Why You Should Read This:

Because I adore this fandom and this is excellent work! The story is engaging, angsty, awesome, and very rewarding to read. Just awesome!!!