There have been many metas written on the famous tarmac scene, analysing all of the implications the one line presents. Sherlock is actually a girl’s name. It has become a famed unspoken love declaration, I suppose there are no doubts about that. However, in this meta I would like to elaborate on what particularly this one sentence means, taking into account everything that has happened, Sherlock’s and John’s body language during the scene and the parallel scene in “A Scandal in Belgravia.”
Warning: If you don’t ship johnlock, you will probably want to stop reading now.
one morning Mycroft comes to visit Sherlock about a new case and he’s sitting in John’s chair when he hears a door open behind him and he turns and sees John wandering out of Sherlock’s room in his pyjamas yawning and John smiles at Mycroft a little too brightly and Mycroft turns back to Sherlock and rolls his eyes, ‘oh dear god, it happened.’
even when john is “forgiving” mary he can’t fucking stop
i am like 98% sure that whenever sherlock hears john getting out of the shower he’s just like