Rating: All Ages
Word Count: 38,230
Author's Summary: Post Runaway Bride/pre-Smith & Jones/pre-Sarah Jane Adventures story. The Tenth Doctor and Sarah Jane Smith meet again a few months after School Reunion. Special guest appearance of another old friend from Classic days.
Characters/Pairings: Tenth Doctor, Sarah Jane Smith, Torchwood
Recced because: It's long with long chapters and that allows you to get into the story. Once I started reading, I couldn't stop. The relationship between the Tenth Doctor and Sarah is very interesting, as are the glimpses into her life. Weimlady writes a Doctor with slightly alien ways - more so than we see on TV sometimes, but it's never too far to make him out of character. It all makes sense with what we know about the Doctor.
The other stories Weimlady has written follow on from this one and they're all long enough to really get into another world, and show fantastic world building and interesting, realistic relationships between the characters in them.
Sarah Jane Smith was suddenly very awake.
She lay quietly in her bed, breathing softly as she explored her surroundings with all of her senses. The rain tapped lightly on her windows just as it had been doing when she went to bed. Occasional flashes of lightning were followed, at some seconds delay, by gentle rumblings of thunder. Nothing loud enough or bright enough to wake her. Besides, the sounds of a storm usually lulled her to sleep rather than bringing her out of it.
The lighted numerals of her clock radio glowed dimly red. 3:00 AM. Just two hours since she had fallen exhausted into her bed. And now she was facing the prospect of crawling back out of it and into unknown danger. She thought about dialing 999 on her mobile, but realized quickly there were two problems with that idea--one, she had nothing but a feeling of dread to report to the police, and two, she had left her mobile in her handbag downstairs on her desk.
If you like this one, the series goes:
Saving Horse Feathers (which is my favourite and includes Harry Sullivan)
The Regeneration Experiment (which includes Martha Jones)
Galindor and Rohstand do London (which is a just started WIP)