Fandoms: Sherlock (TV)
06 Apr 2021
'He believed that it was only with nature and his isolation from the rest of the world that he would be able to create something beautiful. It was after reading Walden that he had felt inspired to accept the post. He wondered if being in the Scottish highlands in order to look after a lighthouse would allow him to live deliberately and see the essential facts of life, and would perhaps learn what it meant to live. He hoped that he would be able to discover how sublime the world could be once more, he had only experienced the meanness of it over the years. '
Mycroft ends up taking an opportunity as a lighthouse keeper in Scotland to take comfort in the isolation to avoid his past. Greg has been running the local bakery for the last three years after a life in London.
- Part 1 of The Lighthouse
'He had hit all the milestones that most people only wished to have reached within a year of being in Scotland and he wanted to be as happy as Greg was. He felt guilty for not being as content as his husband and he had started to wonder if he was perhaps selfish for wanting more.
A part of him often asked him when he was alone with his thoughts or when he was in bed: what now?'
- Part 2 of The Lighthouse