badly_knitted (badly_knitted) wrote,

Doctor Who Drabble: Manners

Title: Manners
Author: badly_knitted
Characters: Amy Pond, Eleventh Doctor.
Rating: G
Written For: Challenge 397: Point at dw100.
Spoilers: Nada.
Summary: It’s always wise to mind your manners on alien planets.
Disclaimer: I don’t own Doctor Who, or the characters.

Another day, another weird alien planet, and by now, Amy would have thought she’d be used to it, but it all still filled her with wonder.

“Look at those!” She pointed towards a group of creatures that looked a lot like mobile, hairy haystacks.

“Don’t point, Amy; that’s considered very rude here,” the Doctor admonished.

“But they’re pointing at us!”

“Yes, well, they’re just children. They haven’t learned manners yet.”

“Children? But they’re huge! What are the smaller ones?”

“Adults. The people here don’t grow up; they grow down. Tread carefully; wouldn’t do to step on someone’s grandparent by mistake.”

The End

Tags: amy pond, doctor who, drabble, dw100, fic, fic: g, the doctor

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