->'''Sherlock:''' Are you the real John?
->'''[[spoiler: Desire]]:''' Yes, of course! Who else would I be?
->'''Sherlock:''' I've met two other men today who said they were you.

Franchise/SherlockHolmes is having a bad day. His flatmate has been kidnapped, he's stuck in the middle of nowhere, [[BreadEggsMilkSquick and he's fighting off hordes of monstrous beasts from his darkest nightmares.]]

Oh yeah, forgot to mention, he's in Silent Hill.

''Welcome to Silent Hill'' is a crossover between ''VideoGame/SilentHill'' and ''Series/{{Sherlock}}'', AU for the latter series after ''The Great Game''. It's notable for being one of the few fics where [[InsufferableGenius Sherlock]], as opposed to [[TheLancer John]], is the one who's forced to fight through the monsters and insanity.

There are 37 chapters in all, plus two {{alternate ending}}s. The entire series can be found [[http://archiveofourown.org/series/19902 here]].

'''WARNING: This fic contains explicit violence, drug abuse, torture (both physical and psychological), brief sexual references, and swearing. Lots of swearing.'''

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!!This fanfic contains examples of

* AfraidOfBlood: Sherlock hates the smell of blood after Silent Hill.
* AnthropomorphicPersonification: The John-A-Likes
* ArcWords: ''Sherlock loves twice as much as he hates''
* AlternateEnding: Well, it ''is'' a ''Silent Hill'' fanfic...
* AnguishedDeclarationOfLove: The canon ending has a "recipient refuses and has a mental breakdown" version. {{Played for drama}}, of course.
* [[spoiler:BackFromTheDead]]: John; [[spoiler: twice]].
* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Sherlock, John, and the reborn Hannah escape; but Sherlock and John are psychologically -- and in Sherlock's case, also physically -- scarred, possibly forever.]]
* {{BFS}}: Pyramid Head, of course.
* BodyHorror: The [[spoiler: tentacle]] nurses. '''Sweet lord, the [[spoiler: tentacle]] nurses!'''
* TheILoveYouStigma: [[PlayedForDrama Played horrifically straight]] with the John-lookalikes' declarations towards Sherlock.
* SawedOffShotgun: Sherlock's weapon of choice by chapter 30.
* TalkingInYourDreams: John and [[spoiler: the mothers of God]].
* UnrequitedLoveLastsForever: Sherlock towards John. [[spoiler: Though the last couple of chapters hint that there might be hope for him yet.]]
* YourHeartsDesire: Essentially what Desire-a-Like is for Sherlock.
* YourMindMakesItReal: Pretty much everything that happens.
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