Doctor Who: Phoenix Unbound“The only difference between past and present is semantics. Lives, lived, will live. Dies, died, will die. If we could perceive time as it truly was, what reason would grammar professors have to get out of bed?”Doctor Who: Phoenix Unbound by BasiliskRules
He has just enough time to register a bright, blinding light and a thunderous sound like iron wheels turning. Then he fully materialises, coughing and struggling to breathe behind the glass.
He opens the door carefully and steps out, closing it behind him.
There’s no one else to follow him, someone always follows him when he steps through a door, and that brings back the memory, the grief, the impotent fury.
“If you think because she is dead, I am weak, then you understand very little. If you were any part of killing her, and you're not afraid, then you understand nothing at all.”
The last grains of sand trickle through his fingers, seconds in the hourglass of Time.
“So, for your own sake, understand this. I
I've Got A Crush on YouThe Doctor's always known River is seductive, but he's never seen her like this...I've Got A Crush on You by Betawhofic
(See Author's Description before reading.)
They were in a 1940's Big Band nightclub.
The Doctor, Amy, and Rory pulled out chairs and claimed a table below the stage, beside the huge dance floor.
The adventure was over, they'd foiled the alien's attempt to introduce a violence-inducing hormone into the alcohol supply, and sent the aliens off, literally, with their tails between their legs.
They'd decided they deserved a night out. Amy and Rory had dressed for the Forties, Amy in a military cut dress, curled bangs, and bright red lipstick, Rory in a WWII Army officer's uniform that he said he'd earned.
The Doctor had opted to wear his tux. They all sat down, Rory gave their drinks order to a waitress, and they turned their attention to the band that was warming up on the high stage.
The air was redolent of cigarette smoke and perfume, the crowd loud and cheerful with discussi