Characters: Mostly Jack with hints of Jack/Gwen
Notes: Written for tw100 Challenge 165-Photo Prompt. Slightly AU for Post-CoE. Not quite crack, but kind of a weird one. Unbeta-ed
Summary: Jack surveys the aftermath.
This wasn’t the change he’d been expecting, Jack thought, wandering through yet another wasteland that had been a city. The world he’d been protecting was now a graveyard and the sight of a discarded keyboard on a fragment of pavement was as devastating as the memory of Steven’s last screams.
The Doctor might not forgive Jack for letting it happen, anymore than Jack was going to forgive himself for leaving Gwen behind to try and fix it. If anyone could do it, she could.
He’d screwed up nearly everything, but he’d made one brilliant choice along the way: