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Steven Moffat Wrote A Final Scene For Sherlock And Irene Adler

"I did write the scene, it was great fun."

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We all know and love Irene Alder, aka The Woman, in Sherlock.

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And we've all missed her horribly since that cliffhanger at the end of "A Scandal in Belgravia" in Season 2.

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We got a very brief glimpse of her in Season 3, but it was only in Sherlock's mind and it wasn't nearly enough.

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We have a lot of questions. Did she survive that night? Are she and Sherlock still in touch? Will she ever return?

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So over the weekend at San Diego Comic-Con, when a fan asked showrunner Steven Moffat if we'd be seeing more of The Woman, he revealed a bit.

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"I don’t know, as a genuine answer, I don’t know. That episode is really quite close to all our hearts. The mere fact that we actually don’t know how that night worked out — I did write a version of it just for my own entertainment," he said.

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And when fans jeered, he continued, "It wasn't salacious at all."

"It starts with him turning around and trying to be in charge and saying, ya know, with the sword — and he’s covered in blood, obviously, because he’s hacked these people up ... in the middle of what is frankly a domestic dispute."

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"And he says, 'Right, that’s it, it’s over between you and me!' And she’s picked up one of the guns and says, 'I think I’m going to need your clothes to get out of here.'"

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"And he’s just so furious, he says, 'Well, that’s just not fair! I came all this way and dressed like an idiot!' But she does steal his clothes and goes."

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"Maybe," Moffat continued, "not knowing how that played out is better. To be honest, I think they never saw each other again. But they both smile once a day when they think about each other."

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Or maybe she'll come back for Season 4?!?

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UGH, WE NEED SEASON 4 NOW.

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