clocketpatch (clocketpatch) wrote in calufrax,

Story: Secretly Loves the Sahara
Author: lunarla225
Rating: All Ages
Word Count: 1835
Author's Summary: The universe has a really rotten sense of things. Donna in Egypt, pre-Series 4.
Characters/Pairings: Donna Noble, Wilfred Mott, The Doctor (10th)
Warnings: none

Recced because:

It’s absolutely gorgeous.

Really, there’s not much more I can say to sum it up. I love Donna and seek out fic with her, and yet, somehow, this is the first straight-forward, non-AU, fic I’ve seen with her set in the gap between The Runaway Bride and Partners in Crime. It’s about her growing as a person. It’s about her vacation to Egypt. It’s about the utter dullness and wonder of life on Earth. It has a prose style which draws the details crystal clear and hyper-real, painting the picture, showing all of the little nitty-gritty things that make up a day, that so often get forgotten by authors. This is professional, publishable quality writing. It’s absolutely gorgeous. And it’s all told from a perspective that is unequivocally, uncompromisingly, Donna Noble, unedited, in all her glory.
Tags: author: lunarla225, character: wilfred mott, companion: donna, doctor:10, rating: all ages, reccer: clocketpatch, type: gen

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