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11 February 2014 @ 01:01 am
'Not a Synonym for Impossible' by siria, PG - Elementary  
Special Rec #: 9
Fandom Category: Elementary
Pairing: Miss Hudson/Alfredo Llamosa
Fic Title: Not a Synonym for Impossible
Author: Siria
Link: http://archiveofourown.org/works/761795
Rating/Warning(s): PG; queer identity (female-identified trans character)
Genre: romance, friendship
WIP?: nope

Why This Must Be Read: The best thing about Elementary is the way it subtly subverts normative tropes and this fic is that in a nutshell. It's a casual conversation between Joan and Alfonso about their lives, about Sherlock and about his silent crush on Miss Hudson. It's a beautiful friendship story overtop of this amazing i-need-it-to-happen-now-and-need-to-read-more romance that you just know would WORK.

Read it, it's perfect.

"She wasn't going to patronise him: there were a lot of reasons why a black Latino ex-con from Brooklyn was unlikely to end up with a white trans woman from rural Nebraska. But improbable, as Sherlock would no doubt say while bouncing on the balls of his feet, was not a synonym for impossible."
 
 
 
Gramma Lunacy: once in a lifetimelanalucy on February 11th, 2014 06:38 am (UTC)
That's delightful.

Also, I must be behind, because I don't remember Miss Hudson. I shall hie me to CBS forthwith. lol
raktajinosraktajinos on February 12th, 2014 06:51 am (UTC)
oh yay! more people enjoying the story! It's one of the better het ones I've read in a long time. Just fills me with fuzzies.

"I shall hie me to CBS forthwith"
hahahah. Go, with haste!
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raktajinos: elementaryraktajinos on February 12th, 2014 06:19 pm (UTC)
omg what an oversight. I know that too. hahahahah. Reasons why we shouldn't be posting things at 3am :P

thanks for pointing it out