What if Sherlock deduces John’s going to kiss him right before it happens and he doesn’t know what to do so he blurts some random facts about bees and “Adipocere formation is not a universal phenomenon during decomposition.” but John waits for him to finish, slowly invading Sherlock’s personal space, making him talk faster and faster, and kisses him when he’s run out of words and Sherlock is so stunned he doesn’t speak for a long time afterwards.
“A lot of Hopes and Fears was written late at night after a glass of wine; he just sat in his house next to a piano, banging away, half-drunk, and coming up with a riff or whatever, without the pressure.”—Richard Hughes about Tim (X)
“In order to lull Hannibal into a false sense of security, Will’s got to play the seductor in the dynamic,” Fuller says. “It’s dangerous territory for Will because it’s not entirely clear how much of a game he is playing. He is definitely in Hannibal’s orbit and he feels that gravitational pull. But he also is trying to maintain his humanity. He doesn’t know how close he can dance to the fire before he bursts into flames.”—Hannibal Postmortem: Where Do Will and Hannibal Go From Here?