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: 2021.10.12


The Doctor Who Drabble Files by badly_knitted
Chapter 457: Eternal
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 407: Forever at dw100.

Spoilers: Utopia.

Summary: After waiting more than a century for answers, Jack’s hopes are dashed.

Jack had hoped when he eventually found his Doctor again the Time Lord would be able to fix him, make him a normal person again, with only one life to live just like everyone else.

His hopes were soon dashed.

The Doctor said he was wrong, an impossible thing, but for all his disgust over what Jack had become, there was nothing he could do. Jack was a fixed point now, doomed to live forever; he’d never get to spend his life with someone, because no one could match his longevity.

The universe would grow cold and he’d live on.

The End

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