Story: The Last First Time
Author: Value Turtle
Word Count: 21,823
Author's Summary: How many times does he have to walk away from her? This time, he's decided, he's going to at least buy her chips first.
Characters/Pairings: Rose Tyler/The Doctor (10th)
Warnings: Explicit Sex
Recced because: There's something particularly fun to me about stories where the Doctor goes back and meets Rose earlier in her timeline. This is a particularly smutty one, and the author writes brilliantly gorgeous, hot sex scenes...and isn't afraid to make them realistically awkward, either. The story's a bit funny, a bit bittersweet, and more than a bit guh-worthy. The Doctor's glimpses at possible time lines add to the mounting sexual tension of the story, and the development of Rose and the Doctor's relationship over the course of the night is absolutely brilliant--flirty, playful, and just a bit uncertain, with a side of magnetic attraction thrown in for good measure.
A side note: If you're an American reader like me, you may be a bit thrown by the use of single quotation marks for dialogue, but it's definitely worth acclimating to.