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Torchwood: Out Of Reach (Drabble)

Out Of Reach

Word Count: 100
Summary: “I met the Doctor once,“ Toshiko said. ”How is it to travel with him?”
Characters: Toshiko Sato, Martha Jones
Pairing: Martha/Doctor (hinted), Jack/Doctor (hinted), Rose/Doctor (hinted)
Rating: G
Setting: sometime between Reset and A Day In The Death
Author's Note: It would be good to know who the Doctor is. Written for tw100  and the prompt #190 – Moon.
Disclaimer: I’m not making money with this fanfic. The tv-show Torchwood and the characters appearing within it belong to their producers and creators. Any similarities to living or dead persons are purely coincidental and not intended.


“I met the Doctor once,“ Toshiko said. ”He left quite the impression. How is it to travel with him?”

Martha grinned. ”It's a rush. He can take you wherever you want to go, he's incredible ...” Martha's face darkened suddenly.

Toshiko graced her with a sad smile. ”That look … Jack has the same expression when he talks about him.”

”It's so easy to fall for him, but he can't return those feelings. There's someone else, another companion, and even if there wasn't … he's like the moon. Beautiful, bright ...” Martha's eyes found Toshiko's. ”... and out of reach.”


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( 17 comments — Leave a comment )
Mar. 25th, 2011 05:36 pm (UTC)
oh OUCH, very good, but OUCH
Mar. 26th, 2011 02:07 pm (UTC)
Thanks. :)
Mar. 25th, 2011 05:47 pm (UTC)
Love the last line and so very true.
Mar. 26th, 2011 02:07 pm (UTC)
Thanks. :)
Mar. 25th, 2011 08:25 pm (UTC)
Perfect. Poor Martha and Jack. :(
Mar. 26th, 2011 02:08 pm (UTC)
Thank you. Yeah, I always feel bad for them. The Doctor doesn't mean to do it, but he's pretty much very ignorant. :)
Mar. 26th, 2011 12:05 am (UTC)
That last line -- fantastic!
Mar. 26th, 2011 02:08 pm (UTC)
Thanks. :)
Mar. 26th, 2011 06:20 pm (UTC)
Very nicely done! Poor Martha, I always felt for her. x
Mar. 27th, 2011 02:36 pm (UTC)
Thanks. :) Yeah, me too.
Mar. 26th, 2011 08:01 pm (UTC)
Like the moon, yes, except that everyone else orbits around him. He draws them in, but they can never really get close.
Mar. 27th, 2011 02:37 pm (UTC)
That's right. :)
Mar. 27th, 2011 06:10 am (UTC)
Ouch. Here Jack. Have a Ianto.
Mar. 27th, 2011 02:38 pm (UTC)
Aw, one of my favourite icons. :)
Mar. 27th, 2011 02:59 pm (UTC)
Can I have a Ianto too? Y'know, if you've got a spare lying around! I'd treat him very well! ;)
Apr. 22nd, 2011 06:13 pm (UTC)
feels spot on! great drabble
Apr. 23rd, 2011 02:14 pm (UTC)
Thanks. :)
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