Originally Posted: Jun. 18th, 2008
Length/Rating: 100 words, PG
Summary: Written for dw100 Challenge #203: Waffle/waddle/wattle. This is ‘waffle’ by way of ‘To speak or write evasively’ by way of ‘enigmatic’ and brought to you by Muse On A Tangent™. *nods solemnly*
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Knowing what he knows– should make things harder, shouldn’t it? But Donna’s never seen him hesitate, even when he must have known what would happen. Or what wouldn’t.
He’s seen so much, lived so much. It’s not that he’s clever, she thinks, it’s that he can see. How everything locks and interlinks; how this affects that affects universes of ‘if’s and ‘then’s in fractal cascades. It gives her headaches when she tries to grasp just how much he’s got locked up behind enigmatic smiles.
But he keeps smiling– always smiling… and she wonders how many lost futures he’s carrying inside.