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Drabble, from fanfic100 prompt "78. Where?"




"No, but I always took you where you needed to go."

As his eyes lit up with the memories of the people saved at each unintended destination during his seven hundred years of wandering, she was remembering only two journeys: a landing on a dusty red planet, outside a tiny human colony, and a short jump half an hour later, with three additional passengers, to a deserted street on Earth. She gazed at him with an expression of eccentric reason, taking great care to conceal the misery her choice that day brought her.

It was where you needed to go.



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a_phoenixdragon
Jul. 21st, 2014 08:08 pm (UTC)
Ohhh, brilliant...lovely and sad...

*HUGS*
shivver13
Jul. 22nd, 2014 12:58 am (UTC)
Thank you! That line always made me think "Oh, the TARDIS takes him to where he can help people out!" and then I thought about "The Waters of Mars" and I nearly cried on the spot. :(
flowsoffire
Jul. 24th, 2014 08:48 pm (UTC)
Ohhh, so sad… and beautifully handled, very subtle. I love it!
shivver13
Jul. 25th, 2014 01:58 am (UTC)
Thanks! I'm not usually good at subtle. I had a couple of people ask me what event this was referring to.
flowsoffire
Jul. 25th, 2014 06:40 am (UTC)
I wasn't sure about at first, but the comments helped =P And then I went "OF COURSE!!! *enlightened*" XD
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