May 6th, 2007

cass, can you not

Ficlet: Analytical (PG13)

Title: Analytical
Rating: PG13

The feasibility of it was obvious. It was a matter of weighting the inherent peril of important government secrets falling into indubitably honorable -but by the same token, potentially dangerous- hands, against the mostly irrelevant dictums of loyalty and gratitude, and the more material consideration of probable future occasions for fruitful use.

Not for the first, nor, he suspected, the last time, Mycroft considered and then discarded the matter of his brother's assassination.