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Eighth Doctor Drabbles

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“It was self-defense.” Charley struggled against the soldiers but they held her arms tightly. “The bishop tried to kill both of us!”

“Don’t bother.” The Doctor was more sanguine about their situation, glancing around with interest as they were led to the castle’s prison. “They’ll follow their orders to the letter.”

“But it isn’t fair!”

“I suspect that’s the point.” He craned his neck to see her. “Queen Edith is a brilliant woman, but she does hold a grudge.”

She frowned at him. “For what?”

“Isn’t the architecture wonderful? It’s typical of this time period-”

“Doctor! What did you do?”