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Tenth Doctor
Trolley Park Murders by spastasmagoria [Reviews - 28] Printer Chapter or Story

1. Chapter 1 by spastasmagoria [Reviews - 5] (3313 words)
“The TARDIS is broken!”

The Doctor instantly bashed his head off of the access panel with Violet’s spontaneous declaration. Ducking his head out of the panel, he saw her staring down at him, a paper clutched in her hand. “She’s usually in a state of disrepair, but trust me—she’s not broken.” That whole part where they fell out of space and time was usually the big tip off.

2. Chapter 2 by spastasmagoria [Reviews - 2] (3100 words)
Plazus lay face down in last year’s musty leaves, a black scorch mark in his center. The Doctor knelt beside the corpse, touching the hot wound to get a sense of the age and style of the weapon. It might have been crude, but it certainly wasn’t indigenous.

The Doctor was not the only person who did not belong in this place and time.

3. Chapter 3 by spastasmagoria [Reviews - 3] (2643 words)
Slowly, the Doctor raised his hands, acknowledging the weapon. “You seem to have me at a disadvantage.”

“Then we’ll leave it that way for now.” The man in the doorway held out his free hand. “The sonic screwdriver.”

4. Chapter 4 by spastasmagoria [Reviews - 3] (3720 words)

Beside her, the Doctor brushed off his own hands, digging back into his pocket for the sonic staple remover. “You make it sound like there’s a good day to be eaten by lions. ‘Oh, I’m sorry, today isn’t a good day. Perhaps I can be eaten by lions a week from Thursday? That would really be better for me. Really? Let me pencil you in.’”

5. Chapter 5 by spastasmagoria [Reviews - 2] (2691 words)
He knew what she was really trying to ask. “Because you’re not human, Vi.” Working on in silence for a few minutes, he gave that time to sink in. “The Time Lord DNA is dominant, and what human DNA you do have has probably already been re-sequenced to reflect Time Lord genetics. You might look like your mum, but you’re technically no longer your mother’s child.”

6. Chapter 6 by spastasmagoria [Reviews - 2] (2492 words)
The Doctor had always wondered about child-leashes. They always seemed cruel and more than just a tad demeaning to children, but under the circumstances, he was beginning to see their value. And shock collars. Shock collars for children should be legal in every system.

7. Chapter 7 by spastasmagoria [Reviews - 1] (2455 words)
Stupid disappearing TARDIS. She'd been kind of secretly looking forward to the carousel.

8. Chapter 8 by spastasmagoria [Reviews - 2] (3521 words)
Musta been why the Doctor kept dumb humans and other not-smart creatures around. That, and monologing at no-one made you crazy.

9. Chapter 9 by spastasmagoria [Reviews - 2] (2437 words)
He closed his eyes, trying to steady himself and tighten his grip. Nothing seemed to be working. They were at a stalemate, which was really not good considering this had no possible way of ending well.

10. Chapter 10 by spastasmagoria [Reviews - 1] (2545 words)
"And if I ever see Captain Jack again, I'll punch him in the gut for you," the Doctor said very calmly. And maybe kick him in the side as well, but that'd be done strictly for the Doctor's own pleasure.

11. Chapter 11 by spastasmagoria [Reviews - 1] (2745 words)
The flame extinguished, the Doctor looked to his foe, wincing as he did so. "That really, REALLY has to hurt."

12. Chapter 12 by spastasmagoria [Reviews - 4] (2641 words)
He stepped over what was too heavy to move and tossed aside the rest, stumbling around in a dark that was only broken by flicker fires burning outside, muttering the same thing over and over. “Please be as clever as I think you are…don’t be human…don’t be human…”

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