“What, you didn’t think the English knew how to summer?” she asks, twirling her skirts. Joan grins, and glances away, leaning on the railing overlooking the river. Sally joins her and Joan can feel the warmth of her arm pressed against her, through the thin cotton of her shirt.
“How long do you think we’ve got,” she says, “before somebody’s phone rings with a murder case?”
“Switch it off until we’ve done the Tower,” Sally advises, and takes her hand.
- Sherlock/Elementary crossover AU, in which an overworked Sally Donovan finally books some leave and gets a visit from the woman she met in a New York coffeeshop last Christmas.