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I was bored, I always was.  Lying in the sofa, picking up my phone within a few moments of my fingers blurring across the keys, I knew here was nothing of interest in the outside world. John was being my blogger on the last case. I wasn't being challenged. No, my brain wasn't being challenged. John had locked away my gun and my laptop was in my room. I could be bothered to get it and asking John would be an insult to his intelligence.
'Bored' I mumbled
'What?' asked John, turning away from the screen.
'Bored' I said again, a little louder.
Well, it's a clear night, no rain. Do you want to go for a walk?' he asked, trying to get me to do something more constructive.
'No' I said stubbornly.
'Well, perhaps... ah, you will just say no' john said, turning back to his computer.
'John, you tell me not to lead those at Scotland Yard on like that. Don't practise what you preach I said' I replied to his hypocritical statement exasperatedly and sat up, running my hands through my hair a few times.
'Well, I did move my telescope from my old apartment yesterday, or did that skip your notice?' he said facing me with his entire body.
'Yes, John, I did notice, what would the use of a telescope to me, being ignorant with facts of the universe?' I retorted staring into those eyes that have seen so much more than a London life of chips and cabs. I life that I had caused.
'Alright, if you don't want to learn and just be bored all night...' he tailed off opening his laptop and turning his way back to his post.
'Wait...You're willing to teach me about the solar system?', I ventured, for the first time, wanting to learn from someone.
Yeah, if you're willing to listen', He said turning back and closing his laptop again.

He waited a minute, obviously waiting for a response. But I had nothing.
John got up, slightly parted the curtain and looked out the window. 'Looks like we won't even need the telescope. It is really clear. Care to help me move the couch?' He finished, turning to me as he asked.

I awkwardly stood up and pulled at one of side of the sofa. Even for its 3 seat size that I required for my 3-inches-above-national-average-height it was surprisingly weightless as I dragged it over to the window. John had moved the table with all precaution not to bump any of the many items on its surface either it be his laptop that I insisted on using or my notes (which I never needed), books (which I never had the patience to read) or puzzles (barely touched or unused from past waves of boredom that ensued from the mental stagnation).

'Aren't you cold?' asked John sitting down. 'Could you get me a blanket and get one for yourself, you're making me cold just looking at you.' It was true I was a little chilled in the worn out shirt I used as pyjamas. I sulked a little at the thought of filling my head with some useless nonsense about stars and the lark, but the thought of John being teacher made it seem a little better.  

Returning with blankets from my room, I found John had made tea (one mug for each of us) and a sandwich, (obviously for him). John put the plate and mugs on the floor, taking a blanket from me. He perched on the top of the couch leaving the seats for my height.
I then assumed a position I had not taken since I was very small and still curious of the world. I wrapped the cloth around me like a cocoon and tucked my feet in as not to let the evil monsters of the flat nip at my feet.

John began forgetting the tea and his food, immersing his mind and letting his memory go back from when he was taught all of this. It was purely amazing. All these little bits of knowledge that I had thrown away seemed to be a little more important now, perhaps it was because he was the one teaching me, not Mrs Potts, all scowls, apples and homework that was far too easy for the year.

I was losing myself in the black-blue of the sky, little pin-points of white and gold breaking the monochromatic view. 'And you see that constellation there?' asked John problem for the millionth time. 'It's called the Lil Bear or Lil Dipper. At the end of its handle is the Polar Star – the brightest Star in the sky.' He continued, looking at me from time to time as though to assure him I was listening.

'It's always fixed in one position while the other stars appear to rotate around it. It helped ancient sailors navigate across a featureless ocean without GPS...' he trailed off.
'Spectacular!' I murmured, almost to myself. John turned and gave me a rueful smile. Luckily he turned back to the window just I time.
Wooow! Saw that?' he said, curling back into his blanket.
I felt a little obligated to correct his syntax but I let it slide and decided to appreciate the shooting star.
'Yeah, beautiful' the words felt alien coming from my mouth.
John turned to me. 'You made a wish then?' I had an idea.
'Oh, yes!' I said as I pushed myself up and closed the gap between John's lips and mine.
After months of procrastination, i have finally finished this. :iconlachoirplz:

Written for :iconbr0-harry: br0-Harry and their comic Astronomy Lessons ([link])

If you don't like guys kissing, don't read...simple as that. Also in that note, i didn't put a filter on it becasue i don't really see the problem, but if people are getting offended, i will put it on.

comment before favs :fav: please

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ladyblackbird13 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015
Buhuhuuu! Why can't I have Astronomy Lessons? Hiyori Crying Icon 
Powalski13 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Just so cute! Wonderfully written! X3
NeriSiren Featured By Owner May 23, 2012
I wrapped the cloth around me like a cocoon and tucked my feet in as not to let the evil monsters of the flat nip at my feet.

Awww, I like that :aww:
HeartoftheTARDIS Featured By Owner May 23, 2012
thanks you hun :D i'm glad people are still enjoying these
Wolkenschwimmerin Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2011
If comments are love, I will give you lots of it!
This was just so utterly sweet! And now I am imagining little Sherlock curling up to hide from the monsters in his room. <3
HeartoftheTARDIS Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2011
omg...I am so writing that!
cheeseisthebestevr Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
this is adorable.
HeartoftheTARDIS Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2011
awww...thanks....:iconbr0-harry: did the original comic...i just wrote the fic
Geilie Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2011
HeartoftheTARDIS Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2011
glad you like it :D
S-Holmes Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
HeartoftheTARDIS Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2011
you want more... I'll see what i can do
S-Holmes Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
br0-Harry Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2011
:iconinsanity-plz: bloody hell! You've even borne in mind all my awkward detailes! :iconeeeeeplz:
:iconlawooplz:This is soooooo beautiful!!!! :iconepicexcitedlaplz: and sweeeeet!!!!:iconomgsocuteplz:! i dont remember myself so happy times ago!:iconmovingicame:
holy--------!!! i dont deserve this!:iconcblushplz:
lol :XD: maybe we shld correct John?!:D ill never learn english good enough:dummy:
:iconheartlaplz: Thank you so much!:iconrainbowheartplz:
Gush! This is so big honour for my minicomic! :iconnosebleedingplz::tighthug::iconiloveyouplz:MWA!
HeartoftheTARDIS Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2011
I had to satre at the comic for like 20 minutes before i could begin. Then i was constantly checking to get the dialodge right, checking all the little details of the suroundings...

But i didn't think you would go this bazerk! thank you though i really am greatful for this chance. :tighthug: and i don't really deserve your thanks.. i did it becasue i love your art and 'the sissy detective' and the comic and becasue i just had the idea to write about it thanks to your inspiration. :bow:

:iconeeeeeplz: i am sooo pleased you like it.. i have posted it on my blog too...
br0-Harry Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2011
:iconiloveyouplz:i love it so much!!!:iconbeatingheartplz: it was so silly in comic, but with your fic it's feels so reeeeal!!! :iconlahopplz:
HeartoftheTARDIS Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2011
As a fan fic writer I need to get inside their head. i mere used the expressions on their faces and their words. Plus i must thank you for all the deatil in the backgroud. Witout that.. it wouldn't have been as good.
br0-Harry Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011
HeartoftheTARDIS Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011
Ok.. all the emotes are starting to creep me out but thank you.. stop glomming me please...

oh heck it's cute..
br0-Harry Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2011
HeartoftheTARDIS Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2011
you are begining to scare me...

you want me to write anymore fics for art wok, send me a link and I'll see what i can come up with. I would be happy to work with you.
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amoktime19 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
oh i remember that comic :3 this is lovely by the way :heart:
LondonQueen001 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011   Writer
bridget117 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
D freaking aw
xxsatinangelxx Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011
i love it :D
FRANKENSTINWENTMAD Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2011
Lol. so cute. :)
CraZiiCacTuz Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I saw the picture and this was beautiful ^^
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