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Now, the wizards race against time to find out what has happened and fix it. Until then, Lord Havelock Vetinari is trapped in the Victorian London of SherlockHolmes, in the unhappy custody of Dr. Watson, while Holmes finds himself in [[Literature/{{Discworld}} a world of magic and narrative causality]] rather than cold logic.

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Now, the wizards race against time to find out what has happened and fix it. Until then, Lord Havelock Vetinari is trapped in the Victorian London of SherlockHolmes, Literature/SherlockHolmes, in the unhappy custody of Dr. Watson, while Holmes finds himself in [[Literature/{{Discworld}} a world of magic and narrative causality]] rather than cold logic.



** The last line in the story calls back to the first story in the ''SherlockHolmes'' canon.

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** The last line in the story calls back to the first story in the ''SherlockHolmes'' ''Literature/SherlockHolmes'' canon.

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A {{crossover}} fanfic between ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' and ''Literature/SherlockHolmes''.


* BadAss: Vetinari finishes the London case by demonstrating ''why he is the goddamn Patrician of Ankh-Morpork.''

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* SummationGathering: Vetinari calls for one of these in the bombing case.


Now, the wizards race against time to find out what has happened and fix it. Until then, Lord Havelock Vetinari is trapped in the Victorian London of SherlockHolmes, in the unhappy custody of Dr. Watson, while Holmes finds himself in [[Literature/{{Discworld}}]] a world of magic and narrative causality]] rather than cold logic.

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Now, the wizards race against time to find out what has happened and fix it. Until then, Lord Havelock Vetinari is trapped in the Victorian London of SherlockHolmes, in the unhappy custody of Dr. Watson, while Holmes finds himself in [[Literature/{{Discworld}}]] [[Literature/{{Discworld}} a world of magic and narrative causality]] rather than cold logic.


Now, the wizards race against time to find out what has happened and fix it. Until then, Lord Havelock Vetinari is trapped in the Victorian London of SherlockHolmes, in the unhappy custody of Dr. Watson, while Holmes finds himself in a world of magic and narrative causality rather than cold logic.

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Now, the wizards race against time to find out what has happened and fix it. Until then, Lord Havelock Vetinari is trapped in the Victorian London of SherlockHolmes, in the unhappy custody of Dr. Watson, while Holmes finds himself in [[Literature/{{Discworld}}]] a world of magic and narrative causality causality]] rather than cold logic.

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* GivingUpOnLogic: Holmes' response when informed that his only eyewitness is a talking dog.

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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: After helping Ponder and Holmes locate the cause of the Ankh-Morpork case, Gaspode vanishes when they hear dwarves coming, attracted by the gold. Although he was promised a steak, he isn't feeling suicidal that day.


The story can be found [[http://fanfiction.net/s/1235894/1/The_Detective_and_the_Diplomat on fanfiction dot net.]]

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The story can be found on [[http://fanfiction.net/s/1235894/1/The_Detective_and_the_Diplomat on fanfiction dot net.]]



!!''TheDetectiveAndTheDiplomat'' provides examples of the following tropes:

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!!''TheDetectiveAndTheDiplomat'' !!''The Detective and the Diplomat'' provides examples of the following tropes:


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* SneezeOfDoom: The whole mess starts out from Stibbon sneezing on the last syllable of an incantation.


The graduate wizards of the High Energy Magic building of Unseen University are conducting an experiment in teleportation across worlds, normally accessible only via L-space. With Skazz and Tezz in place as [[strike:guinea pigs]] test subjects, the test goes off ''almost'' without a hitch.

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The graduate wizards of the High Energy Magic building of Unseen University are conducting an experiment in teleportation across worlds, normally accessible only via L-space. With Skazz and Tezz in place as [[strike:guinea pigs]] test subjects, the test goes off ''almost'' without a hitch.



The story can be found [[http://fanfiction.net/s/1235894/1/The_Detective_and_the_Diplomat here.]]

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The story can be found [[http://fanfiction.net/s/1235894/1/The_Detective_and_the_Diplomat here.on fanfiction dot net.]]



!! This fan work contains examples of:

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!! This fan work contains !!''TheDetectiveAndTheDiplomat'' provides examples of:of the following tropes:



* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor[=/=]BlessedWithSuck: [[spoiler: The cause of the Ankh-Morpork case is a card player from Genua who played Cripple Mr. Onion with [[JerkassGenie a mysterious stranger]], wagering his soul. He won and was granted a wish, and wished to have plenty of money on hand for the rest of his life. Everything he touches now turns to gold. To make things worse, he decided to hide out in Ankh-Morpork.]]

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* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor[=/=]BlessedWithSuck: [[spoiler: The BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor / BlessedWithSuck: [[spoiler:The cause of the Ankh-Morpork case is a card player from Genua who played Cripple Mr. Onion with [[JerkassGenie a mysterious stranger]], wagering his soul. He won and was granted a wish, and wished to have plenty of money on hand for the rest of his life. Everything he touches now turns to gold. To make things worse, he decided to hide out in Ankh-Morpork.]]



-->'''Ponder:''' How much do you weigh?
-->'''Holmes:''' ...Why?
-->[Cut to Holmes clinging upside down in sheer terror to the side of the building as he is semi-involuntarily levitated to the second floor]

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-->'''Ponder:''' How much do you weigh?
-->'''Holmes:''' ...Why?
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weigh?\\
'''Holmes:''' ...Why?\\
''(cut
to Holmes clinging upside down in sheer terror to the side of the building as he is semi-involuntarily levitated to the second floor]floor)''



* ImADoctorNotAPlaceholder:
-->'''Ponder:''' Dammit, Holmes, I'm a wizard, not a runner.



* ShoutOut: The last line in the story calls back to the first story in the SherlockHolmes canon.
** Also, the head of the Confectioners' Guild is identified as [[CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory Lord Wonka]].

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut
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The last line in the story calls back to the first story in the SherlockHolmes ''SherlockHolmes'' canon.
** Also, the head of the Confectioners' Guild is identified as [[CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory [[Literature/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory Lord Wonka]].


* [=~It's Not Porn, It's Art~=]: A student wizard tries to justify cruising London's red light district as anthropology.

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* [=~It's Not Porn, It's Art~=]: ItsNotPornItsArt: A student wizard tries to justify cruising London's red light district as anthropology.

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The story can be found [[http://fanfiction.net/s/1235894/1/The_Detective_and_the_Diplomat here.]]


* AwesomeMoment: Vetinari confronts the perpetrator of the London case.



* CompleteMonster: The London case. Seriously - who the hell ''firebombs a child's birthday party''?



* FunnyMoments: Most of the things that happen to Holmes in Ankh-Morpork. In particular:
** Holmes learning what a Seamstress really refers to in Ankh-Morpork.
** Holmes and Ponder falling victim to Gaspode's leash-around-the-legs trick.
** Holmes getting levitated.



* MagnificentBastard: Vetinari, in fine form.


* OrIsIt: When Holmes gets back to London, he is still under the impression that the whole trip to Ankh-Morpork was a really vivid dream... until he finds the golden mouse still in his pocket...

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* OrIsIt: OrWasItADream: When Holmes gets back to London, he is still under the impression that the whole trip to Ankh-Morpork was a really vivid dream... until he finds the golden mouse still in his pocket...


* SureWhyNot: After 24 hours without sleep in a magical world, this is roughly Holmes' response when informed that the only intelligble witness to the Ankh-Morpork case is a talking dog.

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* SureWhyNot: SureLetsGoWithThat: After 24 hours without sleep in a magical world, this is roughly Holmes' response when informed that the only intelligble witness to the Ankh-Morpork case is a talking dog.

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