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 641: Baby Face
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 581: Beard at dw100.

Summary: The Fifth Doctor is unsure about his new face.

Frowning at his reflection in the mirror, the Doctor stroked his chin thoughtfully. His new face was so young! Was anyone ever going to take him seriously looking like this?

“Maybe I could grow a beard,” he murmured. A beard might give him an air of authority this smooth-cheeked baby face didn’t have. A beard would be… distinguished. How long would it take to grow one? Did it matter? He was a Time Lord. Time was hardly a problem.

The itching was, however. How did people stand it? One week and he shaved it off; beards were too much trouble.

The End

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