Sweet Little Bird
Carmen Townsend

Before I could be sure

He turned just like you and

Flew away



That was the only thought that flew through his mind as he pulled the switch. He knew he didn't even have to tell her. She'd know.

He turned away from the pending explosion and began to sprint, listening for her footfalls behind him. But none came. About halfway up the corridor, he stopped, stressed and irritated.

She was stooped on the floor, removing her shoes. Raising her head, River Song grinned cheekily at his worried expression. She rose gracefully to her feet, swishing past him impossibly fast, her ridiculously high heels clutched in her hand.

He rolled his eyes and raced her to the TARDIS.