Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Prime Machine – Epilogue

I've written a lot of science fiction - deliberately, in most cases, in an attempt to master the various "standard" sci-fi formulas. I've done time travel, parallel universes, alien invasion, virtual reality, temporal paradox, exploration, artificial intelligence, etc. This story needed an alien, just for a moment, and so I found myself in a position … Continue reading Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Prime Machine – Epilogue

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Prime Machine – Episode Nine

At first, I found it difficult to rewrite this finale. I liked it just as it was. If you want to read the entire original story with the Eleventh Doctor, you can do so here on fanfiction.net. Originally, the big reveal was completely different - and it may be obvious at the end where and … Continue reading Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Prime Machine – Episode Nine

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Prime Machine – Episode Seven

I don't dislike seeing children portrayed as something malevolent - in fact, it frightens me a bit. I just don't prefer it. It smacks of something supernatural. It brings to mind Children of the Corn, Village of the Damned, the Omen, among others. Ooo, or how about Ju-On? I see a child as having no … Continue reading Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Prime Machine – Episode Seven

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Prime Machine – Episode Six

Originally, I wrote this with the 11th Doctor. It seemed easier at the time. In the television series, they had just made the transition to Matt Smith from David Tennant and I was already a fan of the bow-tied Timelord. While reading through this for a new publication on this blog, I made a startling … Continue reading Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Prime Machine – Episode Six

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Prime Machine – Episode Five

I warned you - several times in fact. I won't apologize. You will notice that the style begins to deteriorate from what was originally what I consider to be a very skillful representation of the tone and rhythm of the original Doyle adventures. I considered this as I wrote it, and, as you will glean … Continue reading Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Prime Machine – Episode Five