Rating: All ages
Word Count: 1122
Author's Summary: The Tenth Doctor and Rose have another misdirected landing, but it puts the Doctor very near to a place he'd been before in a previous regeneration. Much to his surprise, he finds a reference to his visit he was not expecting.
Characters/Pairings: David Campbell, Rose Tyler, Susan Foreman, The Doctor (10th)
Recced because: My first Doctor was the First Doctor; I saw the first episode when I was ten, and have been watching ever since. This is a nice reminder of some of the early characters, and of just how much the Doctor has lost.
Excerpt: [Spoiler (click to open)]Rose smiled brightly at the Doctor as she ran to the door, waiting for him to slip on his coat.
“Here we are! New Earth, golden era of the second Human empire!” He opened the door with a smile, but it faded as he looked around. Rose shoved him out of the door and stopped as well. The skyscrapers around them looked new, but some of the older buildings looked as if they had weathered a bombardment at some point in the past. The houses seemed to be mostly in order and there were people walking about, enjoying the day. A few cars trundled down the street.
“Doctor?” He looked around, his face scrunching up in confusion. “Doctor, where are we?” He took a deep breath and started forward, hands in his pockets. Rose quickly looped an arm around his, looking around.
“Definitely Earth. First Earth, your Earth. Much later in time, but not too far, really.” He saw a patch of grass up ahead and started for that. Parks were calm, and gave him a good idea of the kind of people milling about. New people were less out of place there. “Maybe...oh,-”
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