tip: "sherlock (tv)" m/m NOT "sherlock holmes/john watson"
I was definitely inspired by Shao’s actions when writing this. Him being forced to go back to Annie was horrible, but it was also very brave and selfless of him. And I felt like HE would be the one to free himself, because he has always had to, and I felt like this was one of the most realistic ways given the time period. Thanks for reading!