Originally Posted: Aug. 11th, 2006
Length/Rating: 100 words, PG
Summary: Sometimes hope is all you need… that and a stubborn streak several light years wide. Post season two finale, AU.
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She never got a chance to tell him. Things went by too fast, too frantic, to find the words to tell him his sacrifice hadn’t been enough. And when things had calmed, it annoyed her that he didn’t notice on his own.
Years later she realized her own faint echo must have been masked by the TARDIS’s power. They were the same, after all. Shared hearts, shared time, pulsing in the same steady rhythm. Now left alone, she honed that beat, focusing her echo into a thin blade of time.
If he couldn’t come for her, she’d go to him.