Author: Adrian Tullberg
Rating: All Ages
Word Count: 857
Author's Summary: Inspired by recent storylines - spoiler-free.
Characters/Pairings: Original Companion
Recced because: A companion's injury reveals a logical but disturbing answer to one of The Doctor's perennial problems, suggested by events in the last series - it's difficult to say more without spoilers. The fact that it's easy to imagine the Doctor making this choice says something about his sheer alienness; whether he's right to make it is something you'll have to decide for yourself.