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Nothing Gold Can Stay; no prompt; Eleven, Clara 
23rd-Dec-2013 01:21 pm
Clara & 11 stunned by daxcat79
Title: Nothing Gold Can Stay
Author: acciochocolate
Characters: the Eleventh Doctor, Clara Oswald
Spoilers: probably right up through the end of "The Time of the Doctor"; spoilery if you don't know what's coming up
Summary: we know the end is nigh; just my thoughts on the last minutes; title from the Robert Frost poem
Rating: G
Warnings: see Spoilers, and set at the end of "The Time of the Doctor", but just my take on events, soon to be Josh'ed
Pairings: none
Word Count: 100
Prompt: none
Disclaimer: Note that the Doctor, Clara Oswald, and the show "Doctor Who" all belong to the BBC. I'm just playing in the sandbox, that's all.

Nothing Gold Can Stay

Clara stumbles through the snow, the Doctor a heavy weight on her shoulder. Thankfully, the TARDIS doors open; they go up the walkway, where her Doctor slumps against the console, faint gold sparkling under his skin.

"Clara, you know about my other selves." She can only nod. "Now it's time for me to change again. We had some cool adventures, didn't we? Good-bye, my impossible girl."

"Thank you for everything, Doctor, for saving me." She blinks back tears, moving away at his wave.

"We saved each other, Clara." He smiles. "Geronimo!" And with that word, the room flashes into gold.

23rd-Dec-2013 06:27 pm (UTC)
This is beautiful!! You are almost making me dread wednesday -cries-
23rd-Dec-2013 06:54 pm (UTC)
Thank you--it came to me this morning and I had to share. I dread it, too. :(
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