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Drabble: Evidence of Things Not Seen

Title: Evidence of Things Not Seen
Author: Lindenharp
Rating: All ages
Characters:
Donna Noble, Wilfred Mott
Series: none
Genre: drabble, episode-related
Word Count: 100
Spoilers:  The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang
Summary:
They think he's a daft old man.
Disclaimer: The sandbox belongs to the BBC. I'm just playing here, in the corner, making little sand-TARDISes. Not making any money, not asserting any claims.
A/N:
This was written as a stocking stuffer for marishna  in the fandom_stocking  comm.  Thanks to wendymr  for the lightning-swift beta.

Donna climbs the hill carrying a plate.   “Mum made you a sandwich.”  She doesn’t quote her mother’s actual words: Bad enough that daft old man is looking for things that don’t exist.  If he doesn’t eat, he’ll get sick, and I’ll be stuck nursing him.

“Ta, Sweetheart.”  Her grandfather doesn’t look away from his telescope (a waste of good money, Sylvia says).  “I think I saw something.  If I adjust the focus--”

“Grandad, come inside.   It’s getting cold.”

“You think I’m mental, too, don’t you?”

“Grandad, no.  But it’s hard to believe--”

“They’re out there, Donna!  The stars are real.”

Comments

( 24 comments — Leave a comment )
quean_of_swords
Jan. 9th, 2011 05:35 am (UTC)
Wilf was one of the first characters I thought of during TBB when they talked about star cults. ♥ Wilf.
lindenharp
Jan. 9th, 2011 05:52 am (UTC)
Wilf is wonderful.
hematitebadger
Jan. 9th, 2011 05:38 am (UTC)
Oh, that's absolutely wonderful.
lindenharp
Jan. 9th, 2011 05:53 am (UTC)
Thank you! When you have an alternate timeline, it's fun to think what other canon characters might be doing during it.
garpu
Jan. 9th, 2011 07:02 am (UTC)
You just know Wilf would believe in stars. :)
lindenharp
Jan. 10th, 2011 04:29 am (UTC)
And he would be right, just as -- in another timeline -- he's right about aliens. Very perceptive man, Wilf.
thedarkmaterial
Jan. 9th, 2011 07:46 am (UTC)
Oh my. I didn't think of him then, and now I can't believe I didn't. He would, absolutely.
lindenharp
Jan. 10th, 2011 04:30 am (UTC)
I didn't think about him during the episode, either.
kaffyr
Jan. 9th, 2011 07:46 am (UTC)
Oh, this is excellent - of course Wilf would believe in the stars! Thank you for painting such a wonderful picture of the fine old gentleman!
lindenharp
Jan. 10th, 2011 04:31 am (UTC)
Thank you! I am very much in love with Wilf.
torn_eledhwen
Jan. 9th, 2011 11:19 am (UTC)
Yes. :)
lindenharp
Jan. 10th, 2011 04:31 am (UTC)
Thanks! :-)
kilodalton
Jan. 9th, 2011 01:16 pm (UTC)

“They’re out there, Donna! The stars are real.”


Wow, loved this drabble!
lindenharp
Jan. 10th, 2011 04:42 am (UTC)
Thanks for the kind words!
caz963
Jan. 9th, 2011 04:24 pm (UTC)
Lovely!
lindenharp
Jan. 10th, 2011 04:46 am (UTC)
Thank you! I'm glad you liked it!
shadowsculptor
Jan. 9th, 2011 04:33 pm (UTC)
Aw, this is just gorgeous. He would be searching for the stars.
lindenharp
Jan. 10th, 2011 04:55 am (UTC)
Thanks. He would. He definitely would.
canaana
Jan. 9th, 2011 10:13 pm (UTC)
“They’re out there, Donna! The stars are real.”

Awesome!
lindenharp
Jan. 10th, 2011 04:55 am (UTC)
*blush* Thanks!
endeni
Jan. 9th, 2011 10:52 pm (UTC)
Oh, loved it.
lindenharp
Jan. 10th, 2011 04:56 am (UTC)
Thank you!
hab318princess
Feb. 20th, 2011 10:19 pm (UTC)
of course... brilliant
lindenharp
Feb. 22nd, 2011 04:30 am (UTC)
Thanks!
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