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 200: Breaking Rules
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 181: Portend at dw100.

Spoilers: The Time Of The Doctor.

Summary: The Doctor’s thirteenth regeneration is coming to its end.

The whole planet feels heavy with portents, dragging on him, weighing him down. This moment has been a long time coming, but he can’t escape his destiny. He’s an old man and he’s dying; it remains to be seen whether his final regeneration will wither away before the Daleks get up the nerve to take what’s left of his life.

Thirteen regenerations is the rule, and this body he’s wearing now is his thirteenth, technically speaking.

But rules are made to be broken, and the Time Lords have always done as they pleased.

He’s not finished yet. Far from it.

The End

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