and Irene - A Scandal in Belgravia - Let me feel your pulse and look at your eyes! Love it that she thinks she is winning, and he is deducing. Fast pulse, dilated eyes - sentiment betrays you! She is Sherlocked!
To him, she eclipsed and predominated the whole of her gender. To Sherlock Holmes, she was always the woman. I'm a total Sherlolly shipper when it comes to the BBC version but in the novels, I believe he loved Irene