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: 2022.05.24


The Doctor Who Drabble Files by badly_knitted
Chapter 546: Like Magic
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 491: Alchemy at dw100.

Summary: Advanced science is like magic.

“We’ll need some of the local currency,” the Doctor said, digging through his coat pockets and pulling out a handful of coins. Some of them looked like earth currency from various countries, others were plain weird, but the Doctor dumped them all on the table and pulled out his sonic screwdriver, selected a setting, and pointed the business end at the coins.

They shimmered, twisted, contorted, and reformed, but now they shone with an unmistakeable golden lustre.

“Wait, what?” Donna stared, wide-eyed. “You turned them into gold!”

The Doctor shrugged. “Just rearranged their molecules. Alchemy’s easy for a Time Lord.”


The End


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