September 22nd, 2012

tardis, doctor who, space

Silencing the Beast

We all have demons. Mostly, though, they're inside our heads. But the Doctor's demons are real - Daleks, Cybermen, Sontarans. They're tangible - he can see them and fight them and beat them. Except, sometimes, the Doctor has demons in his head, just like the rest of us. And even he knows that those are the worst kind.

Story: Silencing the Beast
Author: thebunnyinthetardis
Rating: Teen
Word Count: 4666
Author's Summary: A mildly schizophrenic chiller in which the Tenth Doctor grapples with his oldest foe--one that knows him better than anyone else. But how can he escape when what he fears most is inside of him?
Characters: Donna Noble, The Doctor (10th)
Warnings: Minor swearing

Recced because: In this story, we find the Doctor haunted by a cruel, snide, and darkly funny aspect of his subconscious. But there's the idea that this dark side is not a new feature - the voices in the Doctor's head are always there. They'll never leave him, just as this story will never leave you. Long after you've stopped reading, you'll still be trying to work out what exactly happened and what it all means...