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: 2022.05.24

The Doctor Who Drabble Files by badly_knitted
Chapter 293: Not Himself
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 247: Frustration at dw100.

Spoilers: Deep Breath.

Summary: Something is wrong with the Doctor.

It goes beyond mere frustration; Clara feels completely out of her depth. The Doctor she knows and cares for is gone, replaced by this impostor with a Scottish accent.

She knows he’s the Doctor too, the new version, she watched him change, but she’d expected him to still be essentially himself and he’s just… not.

He doesn’t even make sense when he’s talking. It’s obvious something is seriously wrong with him; the disjointed rambling, the loss of memory, the fact he keeps passing out…

If Clara knew how to fix him she would, but she doesn’t know where to start.

The End

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