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: 2022.10.04


The Doctor Who Drabble Files by badly_knitted
Chapter 515: Memory Worm
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 462: Forgotten at dw100.

Spoilers: The Snowmen.

Summary: The Doctor needs the memory worm to make Clara forget him.

Memory worms should come with instructions. They probably do, but people keep forgetting. Strax knows better than to handle the worm without gauntlets, or he did, before he touched it with bare hands. Maybe the Doctor shouldn’t have sent him, because now the worm is on the loose somewhere in, or possibly under, the carriage.

Strax is looking for it.

Unfortunately he’s still not wearing the gauntlets, so when he finds it he immediately forgets what he was doing. How did one simple little task get so complicated?

Well, if you want something doing right, do it yourself.

With gauntlets.

The End

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