Rating: All Ages
Word Count: 2521
Author's Summary: Ian and Barbara deal with an accident. Which perhaps wasn't terribly accidental.
Characters/Pairings: Ian/Barbara, Susan, The Doctor (1st)
Recced because: It's amusing, the situation they're in and how long it takes Ian to catch onto it. And the suggestion at the end about how they might have come to be in that situation in the first place. It's also sweet and funny how Barbara and Ian both feel the same way about each other, but won't bring themselves to say it.
He looked around the room, eyed the bed. “I will say this, it’s a more comfortable cell than the Conciergerie Prison.”
“Er.” She dropped her eyes. “I don’t think it’s a cell, Ian.”
“What? Of course it is. We’re prisoners, aren’t we? They took my shoes.” He lifted his bare right foot and shook it indignantly.
She suppressed a giggle of sheer nervousness, and felt a blush begin to spread across her cheeks. “I think that was meant to be a thoughtful gesture. For… for convenience.”
“Don’t be ridiculous, that’s…” Ian stopped, and watched her face for a moment. “Barbara, what are you saying?”