Author: world-classgeek PM
The 10th Doctor, having just lost Rose Tyler, travels to America. There he meets a girl named Rixil Atha, who is a alien as well. Rixil needs the Tardis to get back to her own planet, but she's lost in time as well... T to be safe.Rated: Fiction T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - 10th Doctor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 3,579 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 01-03-12 - Published: 10-06-11 - id: 7442773
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Disclaimer: This is the Tenth Doctor, as played by David Tennant, sometime in between the end of Season Two (no more Rose! :( ) and he hasn't met Martha yet. The person who thought him up was a genius…
A/N: The girl is an O/C. The Doctor needs an American friend.
A girl leaned on a brick wall out side an alley, in the town of Alexandria, Minnesota. A whooshing sound came from the alley behind her. Ruuuuhhhruuuuuoooo. Ruuuuhhhhruuuuoooo. That was it. He had arrived. Now the trick was how to get into that machine without him knowing.
The somewhat skinny sandy-haired man walked out of the alley. There was only one way into that alley and the girl had been watching it since 9:00 pm the night before. The alley had been empty. No one had gone in. And only one person had come out.
The girl glanced at the Doctor as he walked down the street away from her. She pushed the dark sunglasses she wore, despite the fact that the day was chilly and cloudy, further up on her nose. She ducked into the alley. Sure enough, there it was. A bright blue British Police Public Call Box from the 1950's. That hadn't been here yesterday. She reached out her hand and touched the side of the box. It was hot. She jerked her hand away and sucked on her burned fingers.
She pulled a skeleton key out of the pocket of her jeans and fiddled with the lock. The key didn't fit. She stuck the key back in her pocket and pulled out a piece of wire and attempted to pick the lock. It resisted all her efforts. The blue box was getting hotter too. Finally, she gave up, and sat on an empty crate in the alley. She'd just have to wait till the Doctor came back.
Three blocks away, the Doctor was trying to remember what they called those fried potato thingies in America. He stuck his hands in his pockets, and felt the Tardis key. He quickly jerked his hand away.
The key was hot. The Doctor sprinted back to the Tardis.
The girl jumped up as the Doctor ran into the alley. "There you are! Now, how do you want to help me get home?" she smiled faintly, showing slightly pointed teeth.
"Who are you?" the Doctor demanded.
"My name is Rixil Atha."
"Yes, Rixil. And I know who you are, Doctor." The girl took off her sunglasses. She had very inhuman eyes. They were a shiny blue, with no whites and slit pupils, like a cat's.
"You're not human…"
"Very astute, Doctor. I'm not. I'm a Deaxalta." She looked the Doctor up and down. You're a Timelord. I though they were all gone."
"I'm the last one. Deaxalta. Oh, where have I heard that before?"
"Dexal 5?" Rixil offered.
"But Dexal 5 was destroyed! The Deaxalta are all gone."
"Welcome to the club. I'm the last of the Deaxalta. Do you know who wiped my people out, Doctor?" Rixil asked. "I doubt it. It was a very long time ago. It was Daleks, Doctor. The sworn enemy of the Timelords. They blew up my home. I was only a child at the time. My mother and I escaped to Earth. She was killed in the landing. I was 15 earth years old. Barely more than a child in both cultures. That was more than a decade ago. I've been hiding in America ever since. A nice place."
"You better come into the Tardis and explain yourself, Rixil Atha." The Doctor unlocked the door on the Tardis and opened it. They stepped inside.
Rixil gasped. "It really is bigger on the inside!"
"Timelord science. Wonderful thing, really. It's a shame I'm the last one."
"Tell me about it."
Rixil admired the Tardis for a full ten minutes. "It's gorgeous." The Doctor nodded. He was studying Rixil.
Rixil suddenly turned on her heel. "Doctor," she said. "You know something I don't. What is it? You know something about my home. I can see it in your eyes."
"Well…" the Doctor said, stalling. He stuck his hands in his pockets and looked away from Rixil. He suddenly looked into her alien eyes. "Dexal 5 will be destroyed in slightly over five hundred thousand Earth years. It's not just getting back to your planet, Rixil. It's also getting back to your time."
"So when my ship hit the Rift, it fell through time as well?"
"As well?" the Doctor questioned.
Rixil sighed. "Well," She said. "I'll start at the beginning…"
A/N: An alien who acts like an American, the Doctor, some very definite time-space travel, Daleks… What am I waiting for? Inspiration, that's what!