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 460: A Stitch In Time
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 410: Stitches at dw100.

Spoilers: Nada. Set during Utopia.

Summary: Jack is in need of Martha’s skills with a needle.

“Hold still,” Martha muttered as Jack fidgeted. “It’s a good thing we’ve already covered this in medical school or you’d be stuck doing it yourself. Either that or relying on the Doctor, and I don’t think he’s qualified.”

“I’m trying,” Jack said, “but this isn’t exactly comfortable.” He twitched, gritting his teeth; patience wasn’t his strong point; he was a man of action.

“Do you want me to stick the needle somewhere painful, or sew the wrong bits together?”

Jack froze in place. “You wouldn’t!”

“Not intentionally.” Martha inserted another careful stitch. “It’s your own fault for ripping your trousers.”

The End

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