Lady Mercury (ladymercury_10) wrote in calufrax,
Lady Mercury

rec: The Wind's Will, by eve11

 Story: The Wind's Will
Author: eve11
Rating: All Ages
Word Count: 1062
Author's summary: On Kurhan, the Doctor learns that neither he nor Martha are very good skaters.
Characters: Ten, Martha
Warnings: None

Recced because: I'm a sucker for post-"42" fics, and this is a very quiet, gentle coda to that episode.  Eve11's deft writing makes this a very sweet moment between Martha and Ten while highlighting the gap between them.  Here's an excerpt:

Really, he doesn't mind the fall. This expanse of cold, entropic space at his back is just what he needs. Sky above, sky below; the mineral ice is clear as glass. The only break is from the distant bluish snowdrifts, winds hollowing out the space underneath the tips until they look like waves about to break. And if he closes his eyes...
Tags: author: eve11, companion: martha, doctor:10, rating: all ages, reccer: ladymercury_10, type: gen

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