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 298: One Chance
Author's Notes: Written For: Challenge 252: Collective at dw100.

Spoilers: The Doctor Dances.

Summary: The earth is doomed unless one young girl admits to being a broken child’s mother.

They move as a collective, like a swarm of ants converging on the small group of people beside the crashed Chula ship. They have no mind or will of their own, they’re merely following the ship’s orders, coming to protect it.

Dozens of people with gasmasks fused to their faces, built to conform to what the nanogenes think a human should look like. They’ll keep on transforming whoever they touch until everyone on the whole planet is the same, and the Doctor can only think of one way to stop it.

Everything rests on a young mother claiming her son.

The End

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