How did you, (F/n) (L/n), happen to become acquainted with John Watson and his sociopathic flat-mate one might ask, and the answer was simple. They had taken your case a few years back, helping you find someone who had stolen your mother’s wedding ring. You mother was deceased, and the ring was special to you. After the case, you and John kept in touch. John ended up asking you a few dates, but in the end you two just weren’t clicking. However, you had stayed friends, and even Sherlock ended up taking a liking to you. You had started joining them on a few of their cases and had become acquainted with several other people, including Mycroft Holmes, Molly Hooper, and Detective Inspector Greg Lestrade.