We kissed, finally, and in the months, indeed, years to follow, we
discovered how we fit together. Unlikely, it seemed, to observers not
privy to our intimate affairs. Despite what was written, I had little
doubt that Holmes could train me well in the ways of men, and I could
certainly instruct him regarding womankind, though I was hardly
representative of the norm. Then again, he was never typical himself.
It seems we both had much to gain, and very little to lose from our
partnership. In work as well as marriage, we would be a force to reckon