badly_knitted (badly_knitted) wrote,

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Doctor Who Drabble: Cold Comfort

Title: Cold Comfort
Characters: Donna Noble, Tenth Doctor.
Rating: G
Written For: Challenge 485: Fire at dw100.
Spoilers: Nada.
Summary: Really, you’d think the Doctor could manage something as simple as lighting a fire!
Disclaimer: I don’t own Doctor Who, or the characters.

“Hurry up with that fire. I’m bloody freezing!” Donna complained, hunching her shoulders, stamping her feet, and rubbing her bare hands together.

“I’m doing the best I can; it’s a long time since I had to do this.” The Doctor was attempting the whole Boy Scout thing of starting a fire using friction to create a spark, but so far all he’d produced was an occasional wisp of smoke.

“Can’t you just use your sonic screwdriver or something?”

“Doesn’t work on wood.”

Donna shivered. “The rate you’re going that’ll be my epitaph. Next time we visit earth I’m buying matches.”

The End

Tags: doctor who, donna noble, drabble, dw100, fic, fic: g, the doctor

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