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Mycroft Holmes

Mycroft Holmes
Full Name
Mycroft Holmes
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IS the British Government, British Secret Service and Freelancer for the CIA

Mycroft worries about his younger brother Sherlock Holmes, constantly. He would prefer his concern go unmentioned however, as they have what you might call a difficult relationship. The feud between them is simply childish, people will suffer and it always upset Mummy. You can imagine the Christmas dinners?

Oh and while we're on the subject of food, the diet's going fine by the way. No, he's not putting on weight again, but losing it, in fact!

If you were to ask Sherlock about his older brother, he would probably tell you he is his archenemy, in his mind anyway. He does love to be dramatic you see, but thank God Mycroft's above all that. It has simply never occurred to Sherlock that he and his brother belong on the same side. After all, they have more in common than he likes to believe.

The elder Holmes is not in fact a Criminal Mastermind. He might claim to hold a minor position in the British Government, but the truth is, he IS the British Government. Well, when he's not too busy being the British Secret Service of course, or the C.I.A on a freelance basis. Chances are, if you find the London congestion is bad on your way home tonight, it could well be due to Mycroft having started a war, as you can't imagine what that sort of thing does to the traffic.

You do not contact Mycroft Holmes, he contacts you, and if he ever chooses to, rest assured he won't make some sort of threat as your situation will be quite clear to you. Should you ever meet him, he will likely be the most dangerous man you've ever met. He will never text though, not if he can talk. That is unless he has got a dental appointment and having a root canal anyway.

His powers of deduction equal if not supersede Sherlock's own who has always been so resentful. Not that he has the time for any case that requires 'leg work'. After all, he can't possibly be away from the office for any length of time, not with the Korean elections so... well, you don't need to know about that, do you?

Series 4

The Six Thatchers  * S4E1

The Lying Detective  * S4E2

The Final Problem  * S4E3