December 21st, 2005

tank girl

Civility

CivilityThe Doctor was smiling politely, but Rose appeared to be catatonic. They'd stepped out of the TARDIS into a city of glass and towers and had been immediately surrounded by officious men with clipboards who had questioned them ceaselessly for two hours.

Jack had spent most of that time imagining ways increasingly more painful ways of killing the men. In the end he settled for punching the main bureaucrat in the jaw and bolting for the TARDIS with Rose and the Doctor in tow.

"Shame to cut our trip short, we've missed an exciting explanation of departure taxes."

Jack shuddered.

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