The Beekeeper's Apprentice, or, on the Segregation of the Queen Characters

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Sherlock Holmes

In the year of 1915, he is 54 years of age, looking considerably younger than portrayed by Conan Doyle. He is an intelligent and observant man who until recently sported a goatee the sun has yet to conceal the traces of. An eccentric, Sherlock has been retired for twelve years and now studies bees while writing a "magnum opus on detection." He makes his own honey wine and still conducts his own chemical experiments. He smokes a pipe often and still plays the violin. He has rheumatism, but multiple bee stings seem to help. Sherlock comes from a moderately wealthy background, but his relationship with his parents was not a happy one. To date, he is still trying to understand them.

He avoids relationships with women finding it difficult to have anything less than an all-inclusive partnership. He dislikes saying goodbye, but left Baker Street, moving to escape the...

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