Fanfic: However Improbable
However Improbable is a Crossover between the Sherlock Holmes canon and Star Trek: The Original Series, by KCS.An ancestor of mine maintained that if you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." - Captain Spock, ST:VI; original quote Sherlock Holmes, SIGN. Two universes, two worlds, one link threatening them both.It's a rambling epic largely about The Power of Friendship. The Reveal of the villain should not surprise Sherlockian readers; however, there is a chilling twist to his character that basically takes him Up to Eleven.
This story provides examples of:
- Armor-Piercing Question
- Call to Adventure
- Continuity Porn: Boy, howdy! It's a Creator Thumbprint of the author's — luckily, she has footnotes for the more casual fans.
- Dangerously Genre Savvy
- Death Glare
- Distressed Dude
- Evil Tropes
- Fire-Forged Friends
- Five-Man Band:
- Foil: Kirk and Spock's friendship to Holmes and Watson's friendship.
- Also, Spock to Holmes.
- Gambit Pileup
- Heroic BSOD: Holmes suffers this after killing Moriarty.
- Hidden Villain: Moriarty's twenty-third century backstory.
- Loads and Loads of Characters
- Load-Bearing Boss
- Near Villain Victory
- The Power of Friendship
- Reconstruction: Of the private war between Holmes and Moriarty, and of Moriarty himself as a character.
- The Reveal
- Sadistic Choice
- Set Right What Once Went Wrong
- Time Paradox
- Took a Level in Badass: Dear heavens, Moriarty.