Series: Valiant Tales. Read them in order here.
Characters: The Master (Simm), other characters
Spoilers: Minor spoilers for The Sound of Drums and Last of the Time Lords.
Summary: A series of drabbles about the people who lived, worked, and suffered on the Valiant during the Year That Never Was. 100 words according to MS Word.
Disclaimer: The sandbox belongs to RTD and the BBC. I'm just playing here, in the corner, making little sand-TARDISs.
A/N: This is the other side of The Medic's Tale. I suggest reading that one first.
The Master calls me "Doctor Patel" with a sneer, as if only his compatriot deserves the title. I took my degrees at Edinburgh and Harvard; nevertheless, I swallow the insult for the sake of all I can learn.
The test subject he calls "The Freak" is remarkable. I must perform more experiments. If I can replicate this accelerated healing in humans...
I have a coffee mug that says "Primum non nocere" -- an outdated platitude! Medicine is never without harm. Drugs have side-effects; surgery violates the body. I will give the mug to my corpsman. I no longer need it.