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: 2023.06.06

The Doctor Who Drabble Files by badly_knitted
Chapter 447: Manners
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 397: Point at dw100.

Summary: It’s always wise to mind your manners on alien planets.

Another day, another weird alien planet, and by now, Amy would have thought she’d be used to it, but it all still filled her with wonder.

“Look at those!” She pointed towards a group of creatures that looked a lot like mobile, hairy haystacks.

“Don’t point, Amy; that’s considered very rude here,” the Doctor admonished.

“But they’re pointing at us!”

“Yes, well, they’re just children. They haven’t learned manners yet.”

“Children? But they’re huge! What are the smaller ones?”

“Adults. The people here don’t grow up; they grow down. Tread carefully; wouldn’t do to step on someone’s grandparent by mistake.”

The End

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