Story: A Polymorphic Counterfeit
Author: Marla F Fair
Rating: All Ages
Word Count: 59842
Author's Summary: Amy Pond has a hankering to snog the Marquis de Lafayette, and so the Doctor transports her back to 18th century New York during the American Revolution. Little does he know that River Song has landed there ahead of them in an attempt to prevent not only an alien bloodbath but the Doctor's death.
Characters/Pairings: Amy Pond, River Song, Eleven, The TARDIS
Long, plotty, well-written, well-researched, historically-based Eleven fic – I think the question is, how could I not rec this? This fic is beyond amazing and I love it to pieces.
Here's a sample:
"Let's see. Did I hear you?" he echoed, scowling. "Did I? (edited for spoilers); a plague that would cripple the colonies, thereby threatening not only the North American continent, but the southern, and all the rest of the planet as well. And if that happens - if that happens - then the Democratic spirit America's victory awakens throughout the Earth and the galaxies beyond will never occur." He stopped and rubbed his throat, indicating that it was still tender, and then flashed an ornery smile. "Conclusion: Everyone will be wearing braces and eating jammie dodgers in the future."
"Correction. It means there will be no future," she said softly.
"Why? Can't everyone just buy British and be happy?"