Fandom: Sherlock (TV), Sherlock Holmes & Related Fandoms
Warnings: Author Chose Not To Use Archive Warnings, Graphic Depictions Of Violence
Relationships: Sherlock Holmes & John Watson, Sherlock Holmes/John Watson
Characters: Sherlock Holmes, John Watson, Mycroft Holmes, Greg Lestrade, OCs, Mona Shaw OC
Additional Tags: AU - futurelock, augmented!John, Discrimination, not too distant future, body dysmorphia of a sort, self-care, TW: amputation, graphic depictions of gore, episode remixing, The Great Game, rated for eventual graphic sex and violence, eventual slash, preslash, Developing Relationship, Slow Burn, Slow Build, Body Modification, scifi violence and gore, Worldbuilding, AU, No S3 Spoilers, Canon divergent, it is afterall an AU
Series: Part 2 of STATIC
John wants to explain the rush of sensation and data, which is just another form of sensation (or is it the other way around?). John wants to say:
Augmentation circuits report temperature, pressure, various forms of quantitative input. Sudden changes are reported as pain, since sudden changes are dangerous, and pain is the quickest way to encourage reflexive extraction.
But all John can manage is, “Nng.”
Because this sudden touch is not reporting as pain.