Irene and her new husband have made their way to Europe to start a new life.
The story is actually set in 1888 so its a time in Victorian history when wars and rumours of wars is rife. A massive international arms race was on. (Industrial Revolution)
Charles Augustus Milverton is obviously a very wealthy man and has invested heavily in the Arms industry.
It was thought that Charles had been killed by one Countess d'Albert, however it had been a professional actor in disguise who was despatched.
He had kept a low profile after that incidence and depended on his 'arms' investment as his main source of income.
He was well aware of the pre-marital lifestyle of Irene and also of the incident with the future King of Bohemia. He had a very experienced network of spy's on a par with Sherlock's (some double agents) and was also a close associate of the American Secretary of State (who wished to destabilise Europe) his aim was to gain the collaboration of the, now, King of Bohemia by the use of his weapon of choice - blackmail, and of course his target was none other than Irene Adler and the well documented photograph.
I will obviously require a very proficient Sherlock and Irene as well as a John and a Lestrade and it goes without saying A Charles... This will probably be to start a conventional story with obvious slash? overtones later on - you never know - this story is so involved with the history of the world that The Doctor may convert it to an AU. Anybody got any suggestions??? Tim
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