February 17th, 2011

spooks - Harry/Ruth/Bench = ♥

rec: anachronisms by agapi42

Story: Anachronisms
Author: agapi42
Rating: All ages
Word Count: 1820
Author's Summary: Time travellers aren't all that is out of place in England, 1848.
Characters/Pairings: First Doctor, Ian Chesterton, Barbara Wright
Warnings: None.

Recced because: It’s charming and sweet and funny, and very Doctor Who-ish from start to finish.

This is another one of those stories that Big Finish must have been mad to turn down last year. And proof that in any incarnation the Doctor can’t do something as simple as posting a letter without nearly causing a temporal paradox, getting his companions into trouble and finding something alien hiding in an unlikely place.

Plus, it’s beautifully written, the characterisation of the early TARDIS team is lovely –Barbara worries over what the Doctor might do without her and Ian while the Doctor – well, after causing all of the above, the Doctor is off down the pub…