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: 2022.06.25


The Doctor Who Drabble Files by badly_knitted
Chapter 246: Lost Skills
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 207: Sink / Swim at dw100.

Summary: In gaining new skills, sometimes the Doctor loses a few as well…

Regenerating into a new body was always something of a lottery; each body was different, and came with its own unique set of physicals skills. For instance, his second body could play the recorder, his third knew martial arts, his fifth was good at cricket, and his Eleventh excelled at football. It was always fun discovering previously unknown talents.

The problem came not from discovering the new skills he’d gained, but finding out at the worst possible moment which ones he’d somehow lost along the way.

“Clara! Help!”

“What’s wrong?”

“I don’t think this body knows how to swim yet!”

The End

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