Fandom: Doctor Who
Characters: Fourth Doctor, Jack Harkness
Rating: G (GEN!)
Notes: Drabble-a-Day 2011. Day 223. Prompt from dw100. Challenge #363-Circle. Unbeta'd. Comments and concrit welcome.
Summary: And the world is like an apple spinning silently in space.
For all the running, he always ended up facing the past. Or the future.
“Hello, Jack. Fancy meeting you here, especially since we haven’t met.”
Jack nodded, seemingly untroubled by the paradox. One of the comforts of dealing with a fellow time traveler, even one whose motives he’d never completely trust. Good thing he’d left Sarah Jane in the TARDIS. Jack Harkness was a whole different brand of danger.
“I came to see the windmills,” Jack said. The fact that it sounded provocative convinced the Doctor he was doing the right thing by leaving immediately.
He’d meet Vermeer another time.