Test Your Sherlock Fan Fiction IQ, Part 2

50 Questions
test your sherlock fan fiction IQ, part 2

Just for fun, see how familiar you are with some of the most popular fan fiction stories for the Sherlock (BBC) television series.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is the fic with the geishas?
    • A. 

      At Night in the Floating World by PoppyAlexander

    • B. 

      Point of Divergence by suitesamba

    • C. 

      At the Edge of Desire by philalethia

    • D. 

      Flesh and Blood and Bone and Heart by SilentAuror

  • 2. 
    Which is the fic with the penguins?
    • A. 

      Lunar Landscapes by J_Baillier

    • B. 

      Where Else Would I Be by cwb

    • C. 

      Sentenced by SarahKnight

    • D. 

      Emperor Tales of the Frozen South by cwb

  • 3. 
    Which is the fic with the drumsticks?
    • A. 

      Breakable by MissDavis

    • B. 

      Guilty Secrets by Ellipsical

    • C. 

      A good old-fashioned happy ending by darcylindbergh

    • D. 

      Achieving the Together-Coloured Instant by teahigh

  • 4. 
    Which is the fic with the prostate guide?
    • A. 

      The Waiting Isn't the Hardest Part by starrysummernights

    • B. 

      In Need of Quiet Affection and Gentle Words by kinklock

    • C. 

      Right Hand Man by SilentAuror

    • D. 

      A Case for Domestic Propinquity by SilentAuror

  • 5. 
    Which is the fic with the phone sex line?
    • A. 

      A Ritual to Read to Each Other by weeesi

    • B. 

      After School Special by Sexxica

    • C. 

      A Magic Moment by alexxphoenix42

    • D. 

      Without You I Would Be Utterly Bored by lookupkate

  • 6. 
    Which is the fic with the pirate ship?
    • A. 

      Ghost Stories by SwissMiss

    • B. 

      The Curious Adventure of the Drs. Watson by ShinySherlock

    • C. 

      A Brand of Gold by aquabelacqua

    • D. 

      Another Country by Chryse

  • 7. 
    Which is the fic with the glory hole?
    • A. 

      Spare Change by Ermerness

    • B. 

      Cracks in the Wall by sweetcupncakes

    • C. 

      I'm Not Actually a Pervert by dorothydonne

    • D. 

      Back to the Start by slashscribe

  • 8. 
    Which is the fic with the genius virus?
    • A. 

      Enemy Number One by lookupkate

    • B. 

      Iris by slashscribe

    • C. 

      Equilibrium by augustbird

    • D. 

      Leveling Up by philalethia

  • 9. 
    Which is the fic with the sex bet?
    • A. 

      Best of Three by SilentAuror

    • B. 

      Bury the Bells by unknownsister

    • C. 

      Your Perfect Offering by CaitlinFairchild

    • D. 

      Love or What You Will by miss_frankenstein

  • 10. 
    Which is the fic with the Cracker Jack rings?
    • A. 

      Not Broken Just Bent by Schmiezi

    • B. 

      In a Changing Age by allonsys_girl

    • C. 

      Prior Engagements by PlaidAdder

    • D. 

      Heart on a String by AngelSpirit

  • 11. 
    Match the fic with the crossover/fusion.
    • A. Anchor Point by trickybonmot
    • A.
    • B. A Spell of Deduction by La Reine Noire, Winter_of_our_Discontent
    • B.
    • C. Keep the Car Running by earlgreytea68
    • C.
    • D. Into the Grey by Lymphadei
    • D.
    • E. The Guarded Secret by mycapeisplaid
    • E.
    • F. Watson's Folly by Diana Williams
    • F.
    • G. The Boy Who Drank Stars by kinklock
    • G.
    • H. Woe and Arachnids by etothepii
    • H.
    • I. hurry home by augustbird
    • I.
    • J. The Baker Street Nativity by SwissMiss
    • J.
  • 12. 
    Who wrote October to Hogmanay?
    • A. 

      SilentAuror

    • B. 

      Snorklepie

    • C. 

      Emmadelosnardos

    • D. 

      KeelieThompson1

  • 13. 
    Who wrote A River Without Banks?
    • A. 

      ScopesMonkey

    • B. 

      Kate_Lear

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Chryse

  • 14. 
    Who wrote and illustrated the comic Oh, What A Night?
    • A. 

      Penumbra/anotherwellkeptsecret

    • B. 

      Reapersun

    • C. 

      Navydream

    • D. 

      Archiaart

  • 15. 
    Who wrote The Gilded Cage?
    • A. 

      Earlgreytea68

    • B. 

      BeautifulFiction

    • C. 

      AtlinMerrick

    • D. 

      Azriona

  • 16. 
    Who wrote Sketchy?
    • A. 

      Serpentynka

    • B. 

      Quesarasara

    • C. 

      Bittergreens

    • D. 

      Kedgeree

  • 17. 
    Who wrote The Burning Life?
    • A. 

      Michi_thekiller

    • B. 

      Sexxica

    • C. 

      Philalethia

    • D. 

      Morwen_Maranwe

  • 18. 
    Who wrote Just a Kiss?
    • A. 

      Yalublyutebya

    • B. 

      Scullyseviltwin

    • C. 

      Emmagrant01

    • D. 

      I_ship_an_armada

  • 19. 
    Who wrote The Horse and His Doctor?
    • A. 

      Thisprettywren

    • B. 

      Lifeonmars

    • C. 

      Khorazir

    • D. 

      Standbygo

  • 20. 
    Who wrote In the Dark Hours?
    • A. 

      MojoFlower

    • B. 

      Ancientreader

    • C. 

      Ghislainem70

    • D. 

      Hubblegleeflower

  • 21. 
    Who wrote White Tulip?
    • A. 

      Withoutawish

    • B. 

      Flawedamythyst

    • C. 

      Pennypaperbrain

    • D. 

      Kryptaria

  • 22. 
    Match the AU.
    • A. The Doubtful Comforts of Human Love by PoppyAlexander
    • A.
    • B. The Omega Sutra by ghislainem70
    • B.
    • C. Captains of Industry by 221b_hound
    • C.
    • D. Uphill by scullyseviltwin
    • D.
    • E. Deflowered - Director's Cut by Lorelei_Lee
    • E.
    • F. To the Sticking Place by blueink3
    • F.
    • G. I Just Want You For My Own by cwb
    • G.
    • H. Unbranded Air by suitesamba
    • H.
    • I. An Acquired Taste by kinklock
    • I.
    • J. A Further Sea by i_ship_an_armada
    • J.
  • 23. 
    Identify the summary: Sherlock sent Jim Moriarty to prison for killing Carl Powers at age ten. This is the story of the consequences.
    • A. 

      The Pieces that Fall to Earth by Itsallfine

    • B. 

      The Wisteria Tree by SilentAuror

    • C. 

      Damage by lifeonmars

    • D. 

      All the Best and Brightest Creatures by wordstrings

  • 24. 
    Identify the summary: John wants a healthy relationship. Sherlock struggles to understand the concept.
    • A. 

      Merlot by Itsallfine

    • B. 

      Anyone Else by SilentAuror

    • C. 

      Points by lifeonmars

    • D. 

      No Light Thing by philalethia

  • 25. 
    Identify the summary: John starts writing gay romance while holed up in hospital. Sherlock reads the first fic on accident, and it sticks with him for days. He can't help but read more from the unknown writer. Little does he know, the writer isn't exactly unknown to him. The writer happens to be the A&E Doctor he's feuding with.
    • A. 

      The Straw Man Fallacy by Vulgarweed

    • B. 

      Keywords: Gay, Loving, Boyfriends by kinklock

    • C. 

      Preservation by Mildredandbobbin

    • D. 

      Relative Incandescence by sweetcupncakes

  • 26. 
    Identify the summary: God, it must have been terrible, to think that he would never have this again.
    • A. 

      Burn Down/Reignite by augustbird

    • B. 

      Bloody But Unbowed by BeautifulFiction

    • C. 

      To the Last Drop by bendingsignpost

    • D. 

      Lacuna by coloredink

  • 27. 
    Identify the summary: In which souls are deceptively easy to see and no one can quite figure out what the deal is with Sherlock and John.
    • A. 

      With Eyes Wide Open by cleflink

    • B. 

      Shopping List by Moranion

    • C. 

      Aphelion by marlowe_tops

    • D. 

      Scars by SilentAuror

  • 28. 
    Identify the summary: With Sherlock dead, John eventually (under duress) makes a profile on an online dating site. And falls into a long-distance relationship with an enigmatic partner who reminds him of Sherlock in all the right ways. (Hint: it turns out to be Sherlock.)
    • A. 

      The Dead Letters by cwb

    • B. 

      Dear John by wendymarlowe

    • C. 

      The Unfinished Letters by SilentAuror

    • D. 

      Letters by earlgreytea68

  • 29. 
    Identify the summary: One of the first things John did was to write up step-by-step instructions on how to conduct a proper job interview before handing it over to Mycroft for his perusal. There were no kidnapping, deserted car parks or stolen therapy notes anywhere on that list. (Or the one where John returned from the war and ended up working for Mycroft as his personal assistant slash doctor on retainer. Everything was fine, until he was sent to post bail for one Sherlock Holmes.)
    • A. 

      The Case of the Vanishing Pants by SwissMiss

    • B. 

      Flaunting It by DancingGrimm

    • C. 

      He's Not Paid Enough to Deal with This Shit by janonny

    • D. 

      On the Losing Side by missselene

  • 30. 
    Identify the summary: Unable but desperate to find a dom who will put up with him, Sherlock swallows his pride and turns to Mycroft for help. Shortly after, John Watson steps into Sherlock's life.
    • A. 

      The Adventures of a Single Girl in London (Plus a Consulting Detective) by earlgreytea68

    • B. 

      Between each beat are words unsaid by darcylindbergh, hudders-and-hiddles

    • C. 

      Shames and Praises by s0mmerspr0ssen

    • D. 

      I Don’t Love You (And I Always Will) by thegingerbatch

  • 31. 
    Identify the summary: John finds Sherlock’s porn. The discovery shifts the dynamic of their relationship.
    • A. 

      The Adventure of the Dying Detective's Husband by OpalJade

    • B. 

      All Things Inherit by BeautifulFiction

    • C. 

      I'll Carry the Moon (and the Stars in Your Eyes) by 1electricpirate

    • D. 

      Manifest by causidicus

  • 32. 
    Identify the summary: “This is what you’ve wanted isn’t it?” John says mockingly, cuttingly, fists bunched on Sherlock’s collar, simultaneously holding him close and shoving him with sharp knuckles against the wall. “You should be happy now: she’s gone, and I’m all yours.”
    • A. 

      On the Other Side by Mildredandbobbin

    • B. 

      The Refractive Index by NoStraightLine

    • C. 

      A Case of Identity by jkay1980

    • D. 

      The Ground Beneath Your Feet by Chryse

  • 33. 
    Identify the genre: The Breaking Wheel by J_Baillier
    • A. 

      Sickfic

    • B. 

      Casefic

    • C. 

      Parentlock

    • D. 

      BDSM

  • 34. 
    Identify the genre: Velvet and Bone by Mildredandbobbin
    • A. 

      Omegaverse

    • B. 

      Fawnlock

    • C. 

      Science fiction

    • D. 

      Teenlock

  • 35. 
    Identify the genre: The Top-Secret Livejournal of Sherlock Holmes by malacophilous
    • A. 

      Epistolary

    • B. 

      RPF

    • C. 

      Sickfic

    • D. 

      Crack

  • 36. 
    Identify the genre: Wars We Fought, Things We're Not by blueink3
    • A. 

      Genderswap

    • B. 

      Parentlock

    • C. 

      Omegaverse

    • D. 

      Magical realism

  • 37. 
    Identify the genre: The Kepler Problem by kinklock
    • A. 

      Five plus one

    • B. 

      PWP

    • C. 

      Science fiction

    • D. 

      Unilock

  • 38. 
    Identify the genre: A Vintage Exceptionally to Your Liking by EmmyAngua
    • A. 

      Magical realism

    • B. 

      Crack

    • C. 

      Horror

    • D. 

      Outsider POV

  • 39. 
    Identify the genre: A Fold in the Universe by darkest_bird
    • A. 

      Fix-It

    • B. 

      Epistolary

    • C. 

      Retirement

    • D. 

      Omegaverse

  • 40. 
    Identify the genre: The Printer Is Jammed by startrekto221b
    • A. 

      RPF

    • B. 

      Holmescest

    • C. 

      Epistolary

    • D. 

      Historical

  • 41. 
    Identify the genre: Mary by kinklock
    • A. 

      Fix-It

    • B. 

      Fusion

    • C. 

      Humor

    • D. 

      BDSM

  • 42. 
    Identify the genre: The Adventure of the Silver Scars by tangledblue
    • A. 

      Parentlock

    • B. 

      Casefic

    • C. 

      Zombies

    • D. 

      Songfic

  • 43. 
    Which kink features in A Thorough Examination / In Depth by emungere?
    • A. 

      Voyeurism

    • B. 

      Public sex

    • C. 

      Medical kink

    • D. 

      Slavery

  • 44. 
    Which kink features in the New Sub!John Headspace Series by mugenmine
    • A. 

      Bondage

    • B. 

      Waxplay

    • C. 

      Body modification

    • D. 

      Bloodplay

  • 45. 
    Which kink features in All the Rest (of What I Want) by philalethia?
    • A. 

      Crossdressing

    • B. 

      Ageplay

    • C. 

      Fuck or die

    • D. 

      Daddy kink

  • 46. 
    Which kink features in Common Tongues: Unassuming Brilliance by jinglebell?
    • A. 

      Piercing

    • B. 

      Language kink

    • C. 

      Smoking kink

    • D. 

      Gags

  • 47. 
    Which kink is featured in Sherlock Discovers 'Three Continents Watson' by wendymarlowe?
    • A. 

      Gang bang

    • B. 

      Virgin sex

    • C. 

      Orgasm denial

    • D. 

      Military kink

  • 48. 
    Which kink is featured in In Plain Sight by SilentAuror?
    • A. 

      Public sex

    • B. 

      Voyeurism

    • C. 

      Blindfolds

    • D. 

      Promiscuity

  • 49. 
    Which kink is featured in Toy Soldier by SilentAuror?
    • A. 

      Humiliation

    • B. 

      Bondage

    • C. 

      Daddy kink

    • D. 

      Military kink

  • 50. 
    Which kink features in Gifts from the Sea by patternofdefiance?
    • A. 

      Wall sex

    • B. 

      Phone sex

    • C. 

      Tantric sex

    • D. 

      Tentacles