Do you think every president goes through a awkward first few weeks in office when they’re not sure when’s the right time to ask if aliens are real or not?
Sherlock realizing his miscalculation at the end of every series.
Important to remember this, many look back and think Sherlock always won. Maybe it’s the halcyon days effect of S1, but this is a YOUNG Sherlock Holmes that is growing into the iconic detective, and he has failed, miserably, and to great cost.
kind of happenned before Watsons grade their Holmes here => http://eliosu.tumblr.com/post/91757343884/from-left-to-right-granada-watson-2009-watson
She is the face of this rebellion. They’ll follow her.