Word Count: 3750
Author's Summary: Justifying the means becomes academic when you live in a world of endings.
Characters/Pairings: Delgado!Master, Simm!Master, Koschei, Jo Grant, Martha Jones, Susan Foreman, Theta, First Doctor, Third Doctor, Tenth Doctor
Recced because: This is one of those stories that I honestly can't believe hasn't been recced before as it is utterly, utterly brilliant. I'd go so far as to say it's my favorite Master story. The author gets him. But not only that, she manages to make him even more complex than he already was, which is a pretty monumental feat in and of itself. I am not exaggerating in the slightest when I say this is an absolute must read.