Title: First Steps
Pairing: Gen. Snail, Flabbaduckarusa and Tagalong. Or, in adult-speak: the Doctor, Braxiatel, and the Master.
Summary: There's being born, and then there's being born into a world with no adults, no clothes, no food and a terrifying alien Thing upstairs. When their Looms birth them straight into the middle of an emergency, can Our Heroes muddle through?
Warnings: Miscarriage/infant death and severe burns and dehydration in Chapter Three.
Author on LJ (or Teaspoon, or Prydonian): charamei
on Dreamwidth, Charamei
Why this must be read:
This is kid!fic of the highest order. I love so many things about this: the Doctor's first words; Braxiatel getting stuck with a ridiculous name; the Doctor's immediate fondness for screwdrivers; the ridiculous picture the adult Time Lords make sunk into the mud; the epilogue! I love the last line so much. So much of this fic makes me grin until my face hurts, but it's not without angst, as well. And adventures!
The story takes bits of Lungbarrow and other canon, and uses them in a creative and interesting way. Probably my favorite use of Looms in fanfic, ever. In fact, this fic as a whole seems very creative and fresh to me.
The Doctor, Brax, and the Master possess the essential character traits that make them themselves, but they are also very much young children. Charamei achieves just the right balance of these things, so that they are in character, but also believable as just-loomed Time Tots. I really hope you give this story a read!( Read more... )
Link to the story: Here
Title: Gallifreyan History 101
Pairing: Gen? (I'm honestly not sure.)
Musical Artist and Cosplayers: Chameleon Circuit (link to DFTBA
and to Itunes
) and TARDISparty
Why this must be seen:
This is so much fun! It's a music video done for another Chameleon Circuit song, this time off their first album. The song itself isn't about the Doctor and the Master; I've included this for the video. The video was made by a couple of cosplayers, playing the Fifth Doctor and Ainley!Master. The song provides the setting (a lecture about Gallifreyan history to an Academy class). The video consists of the Doctor and the Master being the sort of students a professor might have nightmares about. There are jellybabies, paper ball throwing fights, note passing, falling asleep on each other, and hat theft!
Link to the video: Here