Do NOT repost, either on tumblr or anywhere else unless you've specifically asked beforehand - bafflingly this still seems like a monumental task for some people. It's here on tumblr, so you can reblog it from there.
Title lovingly borrowed from one of my favourite Russian Circles songs, but the word is also surprisingly relevant. This was originally in full colour, but I started hating the way I was colouring half way through, so it got switched back over to greyscale.
J: Sherlock--! The suspect! S: Never mind, John. Lestrade and the rest will apprehend him in approximately twenty seconds at the other end of the alley. J: So what then, you're feeling cuddly all of the sudden? S: Absolutely. Watching you chase dangerous criminals is very romantically stimulating. J: This is our version of a date isn't it....
This is for the johnlockchallenges gift exchange, for retrogrademercury who prompted: "Fluff, smut, crack, angst, dark. I dig it all. Action. Running, coats swirling, guns drawn, tense interrogations, chasing clues, that sort of thing...."
I was so utterly set on drawing action but then veered wildly to gross fluff! D: Well, it's post-action fluff and there is a gun drawn at least? *facepalm*