All Our Gifts At Once, or, the Young Sea-man

by tiltedsyllogism


Ship
John / Sherlock
Word Count
48119
Plot
Romance

Author's Summary

John Watson, storyteller and shipwright's son, walks way from his entire life in Portsmouth to follow the mysterious Sherlock Holmes to London.a realistic retelling of The Little Mermaid. Victorian AU.

Comments

This fic creates a vibrant AU world of its own, enchanted at the cusp of scientific discovery and fuzes it with a no-powers rendition of the Little Mermaid to forge an AU romance riddled with lies and discovery.

Characterization

Good

Pacing

Steady

Tone

Contemplative