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Rec: Being the Doctor, by Gillian Taylor


Story
: Being the Doctor
Author: Gillian Taylor
Rating: All ages
Word Count: 869
Author’s Summary: Someone has to be the Doctor. Why not them? Spoilers for 4x11 - Turn Left
Characters/Pairing: Donna Noble, Jack Harkness, Martha Jones, Rose Tyler, Sarah Jane Smith
Warnings: None

Recced because:  Donna is another companion I adore beyond what's normal for a fictional character. (Someday, someone will write Donna/Fitz, and it will be snarky brilliance.)

In "Turn Left" what stands out is how Donna's Inner Awesome shines forth, how even a Donna who has never met the Doctor is a bundle of potential brilliance waiting to shine. But who wasn't devastated by the brief reports of the fate of Martha, Jack, Ianto, Gwen, Sarah Jane & Co, in a world without the Doctor? Delving into some character insight during the events of the episode, this short story celebrates how extraordinary each of the companions involved are- whether they've met the Doctor in this timeline or not. Each was willing to do whatever is needed to set things right, even at the sacrifice of their own lives.
Tags: author: gillian taylor, companion: donna, companion: jack, companion: martha, companion: rose, companion: sarah, rating: all ages, reccer: maypanic, type: gen
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