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: 2023.06.03

The Doctor Who Drabble Files by badly_knitted
Chapter 269: Lost Language
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 229: Encrypt / decrypt at dw100.

Summary: The Doctor has his own way of recording information so others can’t read it.

Sometimes the best way to keep vital information out of the wrong hands is to encrypt it so it can only be understood by someone who has the cipher, the key to unlocking the apparently nonsensical puzzle.

Many races use such encryptions in times of war to keep knowledge of such things as troop movements and battle plans from their enemies. They work well enough, at least until said enemies manage to get their hands on the cipher.

The Doctor doesn’t need codes; he simply writes in Gallifreyan. As the last of his race, it’s a language only he understands.

The End

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