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 540: Cold Comfort
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 485: Fire at dw100.

Summary: Really, you'd think the Doctor could manage something as simple as lighting a fire!

“Hurry up with that fire. I’m bloody freezing!” Donna complained, hunching her shoulders, stamping her feet, and rubbing her bare hands together.

“I’m doing the best I can; it’s a long time since I had to do this.” The Doctor was attempting the whole Boy Scout thing of starting a fire using friction to create a spark, but so far all he’d produced was an occasional wisp of smoke.

“Can’t you just use your sonic screwdriver or something?”

“Doesn’t work on wood.”

Donna shivered. “The rate you’re going that’ll be my epitaph. Next time we visit earth I’m buying matches.”

The End

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