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November 13, 2015 1:21 am  #1


Why doesnt Mycroft just kill Magnussen

Mycroft says himself, that he is under CAMs heel, so why dont the british government just kill Magnussen?

Another question is, why exile Sherlock, they are the MI6, they can do whatever they want!

 

November 13, 2015 6:53 am  #2


Re: Why doesnt Mycroft just kill Magnussen

Mycroft says he doesn't consider CAM to be dangerous, so why would he kill him?
What grounds has he to kill him?!
Sherlock's exile was the choice over his life imprisonment...he is a murderer and has to be punished.


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November 13, 2015 10:30 am  #3


Re: Why doesnt Mycroft just kill Magnussen

Thanks for your answer, but i still dont get why imprison Sherlock, there were many CIA and MI6 agents in the TV series, who were just killing left and right , so Mycroft surely does have a power to just pardon Sherlock and nothing would have happened.

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November 13, 2015 10:45 am  #4


Re: Why doesnt Mycroft just kill Magnussen

Because Sherlock isn't an agent. Just pardon him would be boring and wouldn't help the story, imo. It just isn't business as usual. There wouldn't be any feelings.

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November 13, 2015 2:41 pm  #5


Re: Why doesnt Mycroft just kill Magnussen

SaChr wrote:

Mycroft says himself, that he is under CAMs heel, so why dont the british government just kill Magnussen?

Another question is, why exile Sherlock, they are the MI6, they can do whatever they want!

Actually, Sherlock is the one who who says that Mycroft is under CAM's thumb.  Mycroft claimed that CAM was useful from time to time.

SaChr wrote:

Thanks for your answer, but i still dont get why imprison Sherlock, there were many CIA and MI6 agents in the TV series, who were just killing left and right , so Mycroft surely does have a power to just pardon Sherlock and nothing would have happened.

This was not a secret, government-sanctioned assassination.  It was an unexpected murder in full view of police/military.  Therefore, even if Mycroft did have the power to simply pardon Sherlock (which is debatable), such a power would not apply in the given situation.

 

November 13, 2015 2:58 pm  #6


Re: Why doesnt Mycroft just kill Magnussen

How do we know Mycroft didn´t plan to do anything about CAM and his blackmail?
He doesn´t confess such things randomly, even to his family members.
Maybe he had some long-term plan how to deal with him eventually? But Sherlock became unfortunately involved in that issue in a wrong time? (Maybe that´s why Mycroft warn him and his friends repeatedly not to stick their noses into issues in which CAM is involved?)
 


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November 13, 2015 7:47 pm  #7


Re: Why doesnt Mycroft just kill Magnussen

Yes, this directly parallels the invocation to stay away from Irene.


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