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Title:  The Fire Before Winter
r: [ profile] Kryptaria 
Fandom: Sherlock
Pairings: John/Sherlock, John/Mycroft
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Medium (Words: 29,574)

Author's Summary:
On July 16, 1945, the Trinity nuclear test at the White Sands Proving Ground, New Mexico, ripped a hole in reality. The world was forever changed as mythology and magic became scientific fact. As the human race diverged to include elves, shapeshifters, and other variants from legend, society was redefined on every level, from the courtroom to the battlefield.

Sixty-five years after the Trinity Incident, the soldiers of the Fifth Northumberland Fusiliers are forced into early retirement. A chance meeting with Sherlock Holmes — forensic alchemist, researcher, and the world's only consulting detective — puts Captain John Watson on the trail of the most feared creature to ever walk the earth.

This fic is really creative.  If you like urban fantasy, you can't miss this fic.  In it, contemporary London is openly home to mythological creatures and magic, so much so that the morning news gives magical 'weather' reports.  And amidst all this, Sherlock and Mycroft are faced with the most dangerous of all magical creatures - essentially a dark wizard - and they enlist vampiric soldier John Watson to help them.
The Fire Before Winter (on AO3)