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Doctor Who Double Drabble: Uncoordinated

Title: Uncoordinated

Fandom: Doctor Who

Author: badly_knitted

Characters: Eleventh Doctor, mentions Amy and Rory

Rating: G

Spoilers: Series 5, especially The Big Bang

Summary: The Doctor is trying to adjust to his new body.

Word Count: 200

Written For: juliet316’s prompt ‘Doctor Who, Eleven, he's not exactly coordinated this time around.’ at [community profile] fic_promptly.

Disclaimer: I don’t own Doctor Who, or the characters. They belong to the BBC.

He's not exactly coordinated this time around; his legs and arms are long and gangly, and they seem to have minds of their own. At times, he’s almost worried that if he doesn’t pay attention they’ll wander off without the rest of him, which would be awkward. He makes the best of it though; he has no other choice.

Running, he soon discovers, is a weird experience; his long legs certainly eat up the ground, but he imagines he looks a bit like a… well, he’s not entirely sure. Definitely not something graceful though. Not that he ever has been graceful as such, he’s just even less graceful than usual, and his legs will persist in tripping him up so that he keeps blundering into things. Still, he’ll adjust eventually, he’s done it before; it just takes time to get used to a new body.

Really, it’s not until Amy and Rory’s wedding that he finally feels he’s getting the hang of it, and at last he finds something his new body is good for: dancing! Everyone at the reception seems to agree, and so he dances, all night long. Perhaps his new body isn’t as uncoordinated as he thought.

The End

Tags: doctor who, drabble, fic, fic: g, fic_promptly, fluff, humour, the doctor

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