Story: Brief Encounter
Rating: All Ages
Word Count: 553
Author's summary: The Doctor intervenes in the Earth/Minbari war. Crossover with Babylon 5.
Characters/Pairings: Seventh Doctor, Delenn
Warnings: Spoilers for parts of the backstory of Babylon Five. Takes place during In The Beginning.
Recced because: This fic goes to show that you don't need tens of thousands of words for an effective crossover. Sometimes you can do it in five-hundred. Selena's Seven voice is pitch-perfect--I could hear him speak his dialogue--and her Delenn is even better, if that's possible. Both pacing and mood are very well sustained. Everything fits seamlessly. You can feel the affection for both shows between every line.
She asked him whether he was a spy. "Not really," he said. "Though I could tell you about Earth. All about Earth, in fact, which you might want to know. Given that you're about to destroy the planet. Rather a pity; they make excellent tea, and no one has ever rivalled their umbrellas, either."