The Doctor Who Drabble Files by badly_knitted



Summary: A collection of drabbles set in the Doctor Who universe. Any characters and pairings from the show will be fair game; there will no doubt be both canon and non-canon, depending on inspiration.
Rating: Teen
Categories: Multi-Era
Characters: Amy Pond, Clara Oswin Oswald, Donna Noble, Martha Jones, Mickey Smith, Other Character(s), Rory Williams, Rose Tyler, The Cybermen, The Daleks, The Doctor (Unspecified), The TARDIS
Genres: Drabble, Mixed
Warnings: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Published: 2015.02.07
Updated: 2021.10.12


The Doctor Who Drabble Files by badly_knitted
Chapter 108: Thawed
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 096: Frozen at dw100.

Spoilers: A Christmas Carol.

Summary: The Doctor takes a leaf out of Charles Dickens’ book.

There’s a girl who volunteered to be frozen when her family fell on hard times.

There’s an old man whose heart has turned so hard within him it might as well be as frozen as the girl. In its way, perhaps it is.

The Doctor believes both can be thawed. It’s a bit tricky, but if that fellow Charles Dickens can change Scrooge…. Should be a piece of cake.

It’s not, there are false starts, but the Doctor’s never been a quitter. Change the past, just enough, and the future changes too. If he gets it just right, anything’s possible.

The End

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