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"And that one there? That one’s called Andromeda," Molly said, her soft breath brushing against his cheek as she leans to show him the constellation. Suddenly she chuckles and sits back. "I’m sorry, listen to me going on like I’m teaching at school!"
Sherlock found himself wanting to hear more, sitting away from the propped up telescope and facing her. “No, please don’t apologize. I am enjoying the lesson, really. I’ve never found astronomy so fascinating. You’re quite knowledgeable.”
The light from the lamp they’d hung let him see the flush in her cheeks and he had to hold back a smirk.
"Well, when I was a child, I came down with the measles and I was quarantined for weeks. My father bought me this so I could still explore." Molly’s face was tipped up to the night sky. "It’s just one of the things that made me just…want to know more. About everything
.” She let the sentence hang in the air between them before she remembered who she was with, her blush deepening.
Sherlock was looking at her in wonder. “Molly Hooper, you are…I’ve never met a woman quite like you before.”
She looked at him then, her eyes meeting his steadily. “I’ve never met a man like you before, Sherlock Holmes.” He glanced down to see she’d placed her hand over his.
It was strange and startling to feel an almost electric shock when their skin touched. But that wasn’t possible…was it? His body seemed to want to investigate by turning his hand to wrap his fingers around hers and reaching with his free hand for hers.
Sherlock didn’t have time to process the feeling as he felt himself tugged forward by what he would later describe as magnetism and his lips met Molly’s.
The electric charge between them was undeniable.
I know I said I didn’t have more planned for this crossover but…
well, I lied.