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: 2022.06.25


The Doctor Who Drabble Files by badly_knitted
Chapter 389: Goodbye
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 341: Hearts at dw100.

Spoilers: Doomsday.

Summary: The Doctor wants what’s best for Rose, no matter how much it hurts him.

His two hearts are broken, shattered. The Doctor knows he had no choice; Rose will be better off in the other universe, with her mother. She’ll get to know her father, or the alternate version of Pete Tyler anyway. He seems like a good man.

There’s no way the Doctor can get Rose back anyway, now the breach between universes is closed. As much as it hurts, he wouldn’t if he could, because whether Rose knows it or not, this is for the best. She deserves a normal life and that’s the one thing she can never have with him.

The End

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