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 449: Changes
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 399: Reflection at dw100.

Summary: The Doctor may be used to regeneration, but this is new.

The Doctor studies the face reflected in the mirror; it’s changed, unfamiliar, new, female, which is odd. The craggy face and grey hair are gone; this body is younger, shorter, and the wrong shape.

Being a Time Lord means becoming accustomed to changing face, body, even temperament and personality; that’s what regeneration does. Old body dying? Have a new one.

On one level, the changes aren’t a surprise, only the Doctor had never changed gender before to his… her knowledge. Always knew it was possible, but…

So here she is, new body, new parts, same old Doctor.

Still not ginger.

The End

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