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: 2022.09.27

The Doctor Who Drabble Files by badly_knitted
Chapter 318: Unwelcome Reminder
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 272: Throwback at dw100.

Summary: How could the Master have become such a monster?

Even after all these centuries the Doctor still wonders how his childhood friend became the manipulative monster he is.

Like the Doctor, the Master was born and raised on Gallifrey, a highly advanced and civilised world of scholars and scientists. Millennia ago they set aside prejudice and hate, greed and jealousy, and many other negative character traits, yet the Master has all of them in abundance, along with the insanity that rules his existence.

He’s a throwback, an unwelcome reminder of the past, yet despite his evil, the Doctor cannot wish him gone.

It might be simpler if he could.

The End

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