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 289: Safest Course
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 243: Hide at dw100.

Summary: Sometimes the safest course of action is inaction.

The Doctor would sooner hide than fight. Fighting means violence, and violence all too often leads to injury, destruction, death… Innocent lives lost for reasons that seldom make good sense. Fighting is not his way, or so he repeatedly tells himself, because he’d rather not remember the times he’s turned his hand to violence. The War Doctor is a facet of himself he’d prefer not to acknowledge.

In most cases, hiding gives everyone a better chance of survival, it’s the safest course of action, but when it doesn’t work… That’s when the Oncoming Storm makes the universe tremble in fear.

The End

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