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: 2023.06.03

The Doctor Who Drabble Files by badly_knitted
Chapter 394: Small Problem
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 346: Tack at dw100.

Summary: The Doctor has an unexpected problem.

Sitting cross-legged on the floor of the console room, looking like the Tailor of Gloucester, the Doctor worked steadily with needle and thread, tacking up the bottoms of the smallest pair of trousers he could find.

“You know your problem, don’t you? You’re too short.”

“It’s not my fault. I’m only eight.”

“Yes, well, you should grow faster. Are you eating your vegetables?”


“Eat more; they’ll make you grow. And milk. Drink lots of milk. Here, put these on. Can’t have you running around the TARDIS in pyjamas.”

He’d only stopped for a moment; now he had a stowaway.

The End

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