So many of Sherlock’s actors and creators have spoken out about Johnlock and fan interpretation, and they all say something to this effect: “Of course John and Sherlock love each other, but that doesn’t mean they’re in love with each other.”
And I’d like to take this opportunity to unequivocally…
Growley is my OTP and all, but hearing “Gabriel” say Crowley’s name just threw me for a loop. It just felt weird. To go from four seasons of the two of them not acknowledging each other’s existence at all in canon, to Gabe just casually name-dropping the King of Hell. It. Was. Weird.
Ignore me, I’m just working out my Gabriel feels right now.