"I think he meets a like mind. That’s the fundamental attraction. He meets someone who is a challenge, who is rather good, and it takes him by surprise. The fact that he meets someone who is a worthy opponent is of great intrigue. There’s a side of her that’s utterly mysterious to him and he has to break through why he can’t read her. The fact that she is a difficult objective to overcome is what attracts him to her."
- Benedict Cumberbatch (x)
(Source: oddlyamusing, via bbcssherlock)