Story: One Long Night
Author: Amy Wolf
Rating: All Ages
Word Count: 1538
Author's Summary: The Doctor attempts to solve a problem of storage space. Complications ensue.
Characters/Pairings: Second Doctor, Jamie McCrimmon, Victoria Waterfield
Recced because: It's the Second Doctor, with Jamie and Victoria! Yes, that's practically reason enough. But there's more. The Doctor goes shopping! There's IKEA furniture! And best of all, there's a wonderful tie-in with a piece of Ninth Doctor canon, and the origin of a tool that makes Doctor Who history. Read and enjoy.
“You’re going to assemble it?” Victoria asked, puzzled.
“That’s how the store operates.” The Doctor huffed and puffed as he dragged the box into the TARDIS. “You purchase the item and assemble it yourself. It’s quite a popular approach in some centuries. It’s easier to transport and saves worry about fitting it through the awkward corner in the front passage.”
“But we don’t have an awkward corner in the front passage. We don’t even have a front passage.”
“Yes. Well,” the Doctor paused, “I liked the selection.”