Once, he crashes nowhere. He's hungry, but he's had worse.
Once, he lands in snow. The bell rings, and he writes hurriedly.
Once, he meets Amelia Pond. They save the engines from phasing.
Once, he leaves Amelia Pond. Twelve minutes, but at least it's not years.
Once, he disappoints Amelia Pond.
It is Leadworth, and there are UFOs three miles east.
It is Christmas, and they come back to a crushed shed and a note.
It is amazing, and she is never seen again.
It is breathtaking, and everything she's ever imagined.
It is impossible, but she is still waiting.