Wake Your Watsons Up 13/30: Disguises
doodle by ireallyshouldbedrawing • ficlet by ColebaltBlue
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"What in god’s name are you wearing?"
"A costume, Watson, to conceal my identity."
"I have so many questions and no idea where to begin."
"What are you doing?"
"Pinching myself, trying to wake up, this is most certainly a dream. It has to be a dream."
"I merely woke you to inform you that I may be gone for a number of days."
"Good lord, is that a shield? Are you carrying a shield?"
"It is. As I was saying, I am off to fight crime for the next fortnight, do not expect me for supper."
"You fight crime. With a shield. Dressed in that absolutely ridiculous ensemble."
"Yes. What are you doing?"
"Getting dressed. I’m coming with you. I cannot allow you to be out on your own in this condition."
"You are not coming."
"You are MOST DEFINITELY not going."
"Watson - be reasonable."
"Reasonable? Holmes, you woke me in the middle of the night wearing a costume, carrying a shield, and informing me you are going to fight crime and you’re telling ME to be reasonable?"
I awoke with a start - disoriented from the rather strange dream.
Holmes stepped out of the shadows dressed head to toe in all black, a white ‘H’ stitched onto the mask-and-cowell’s headpiece. He hefted a shield.
"What in god’s name-"