“Nothing to worry about,” the Doctor assured her. “You’ll recover in a day or two. A week at most. Well, maybe ten days, but certainly no more than twelve. Two weeks at the absolute outside, or possibly three. Hard to be sure with human biology.”
If Amy hadn’t been worried before, she was by the time the Doctor finished speaking.
“Three weeks? I have to put up with this for another three weeks?”
“Oh, probably not that long.”
“But you just said…”
“Ignore what I said. What do I know?”
Amy huddled on the bed and tried not to scratch.