Marcus L. Rowland (ffutures) wrote in calufrax,
Marcus L. Rowland

Rec - Lost Property by Lywela

My next rec. is old-style Who, featuring the Fourth Doctor's most memorable companion:

Story: Lost Property
Author: Llywela
Rating: All Ages
Word Count: 7069
Author's Summary: An average, hectic day at UNIT for Harry Sullivan takes a turn for the bewildering when the Doctor unexpectedly drops by with a strange new companion in tow.
Characters/Pairings: 4th Doctor, Harry Sullivan, Leela, Sergeant Benton
Warnings: None

Recced because: One of the fun aspects of this fandom is the ability to mix characters from wildly different parts of space and time, who never met in canon. Here Harry Sullivan meets Leela, and a certain amount of chaos ensues.

"Doctor? Have you found it?" a new voice called out, and Harry turned to see who it was and felt his jaw drop open in surprise.

"Good heavens," was all he could find to say.

A girl had stepped out of the TARDIS and was peering curiously around — a young woman who was carrying a very sharp-looking knife in a defensive posture and wearing quite the skimpiest outfit he'd ever seen outside of a pleasure beach…a dress composed almost entirely of animal hides, moreover. "You said you would be just a minute," she said to the Doctor, while Harry wondered where to put his eyes. "Well, it has been more than just a minute."

"Yes, just a minute, Leela," the Doctor absent-mindedly dismissed, still bending over Sergeant-Major Benton, and she rolled her eyes in exasperation.

Harry knew the feeling only too well. "Won't you introduce us, Doctor?"

"Certainly, Harry. This is Leela," the Doctor obligingly replied, gently lifting one of Benton's eyelids to peer appraisingly into the unconscious eye beneath. "Leela, this is another old friend of mine, Harry Sullivan. Harry, tell me about your patients. How are they?"
Tags: author: llywela, character: benton, companion: harry, companion: leela, doctor: 4, rating: all ages, reccer: ffutures, type: gen

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