Originally Posted: Jan. 3rd, 2007
Length/Rating: 100 words, PG
Summary: Set inside of The Parting of the Ways (Season 1 Finale). Written for dw100 challenge #145: Blood.
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Time drips from my fingers, like rain, like names, like blood; bleeding away a self shed in desperation. Rose. Just a shell, a skin, a face like any other, even if it’s new. It’s still me, underneath; just look, you’ll see. Can’t you see? Like snow and rain, and hail, and mist; all water, nothing more.
But that’s the catch, isn’t it? I’m never sure which one I’ll be; mist or hail, storms or sea. I know what I’ve been, and I’ve been so many things Rose, but I can’t tell you who I am, not yet.
But I’m me.