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 596: Signal
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 537: Flair / Flare at dw100.

Summary: What was that bright flash of light?

The flash of light bursting in the dark sky was so bright it was dazzling. Clara blinked and rubbed her eyes, trying to get rid of the afterimages, not that it helped.

“What was that? Fireworks?”

“Can’t be, this is an uninhabited world. Nobody’s discovered it yet.”

“We have.”

“We don’t count; we’re just passing through.” The Doctor was still staring in the direction of the flash. “Might have been a signal flare. You know, a distress beacon, someone in trouble.”

“Shouldn’t we check it out then?”

The Doctor beamed at her. “I was hoping you’d say that! Let’s go!”

The End

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