September 17th, 2012

Tribble at the Door

Martyr - (The Doctor, River, the Time War)

Title: Martyr
Author: betawho
Rating: PG-13
Genre: Hurt/Comfort
Words: 1130

Summary: The Doctor's confrontation with Kahler Jex has brought up old memories and wounds, and he turns to the only person he can, River.

“He was a murderer, just like me,” the Doctor said, staring down at the glass floor of the Tardis.

He’d picked up River after dropping off the Ponds. He’d told her all about Kahler Jex and what he’d done. Not just what Jex had done, but what he had done.

River leaned against the console and looked at him, sitting slumped in the Tardis chair, his whole demeanor defeated. He wasn’t looking at her.
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