Holy crap, I remember reading this in like, april. And I was pretty jealous of the writing and made it my headcanon that this is exactly how Eight/Nine works. (Maybe not exactly how it happened for my timeline, but STILL.) This is incredible and hot as hell, love it.
Author's Response: Aaah, with all the joy I\'ve taken from your Doctorcest series (which? apparently I have not yet read all of them? I thought I had! I have Six/Three open in a tab right now, oh nom nom nom), this is such a fantastic compliment. Admiration all around! :D And you are entirely welcome to adopt this for your characterization if it pleases you. (Am flexible about timelines, as this was just a one-off and I haven\'t put extensive thought into when precisely it happens, but am entirely delighted to find that it resonates with other people! :D) Anyway, thank you so much, and I\'m loving your stuff too! (And did you whisper Five/Eight in one of the other review replies? Yes, please!) ((I\'ve been spoiled by threaded comments over at AO3, heh.))
Mmmm, delicious. I love, love, love Doctorcest. And Eight. And Nine. And this story. :D
Author's Response: Squee, thank you! Slash ALL the Doctors! Eight and Nine are my favourites, and I couldn\'t get them out of my mind after the 50th (they were both so there without being there), and Doctorcest! <3 I\'m so glad you enjoyed it. :D