In Which

River Confronts the Doctor

In Which…

River Confronts the Doctor

The Doctor sat in a chair in the Tardis kitchen, watching nervously as River Song paced back and forth in front of him. He wrung his hands together, reaching up and fidgeting with his bowtie for a moment, before dropping his hands back in his lap once again. He was nervous…she would be mad at him for sure. He knew it had been a bad idea to do this…

After what seemed like hours, but was, according to the internal clock engraved in his Time Lord brain, only twenty minutes, River stopped her pacing and stood in front of him, a stern expression on her face.

"Okay," she said. "Look, I know you kissed my mother, but this is ridiculous. We're married. You can't just go around snogging my father, sweetie."

"Yes, River…" the Doctor said, his head bowed in shame. "But honestly, I had a reason..!"

"No…just no," River said, shaking her head, sighing deeply, and turning away. "Well…okay, but, I'm curious, out of us, who is the best kisser?"

"Definitely Rory," he blurted before clapping his hand over his mouth.

River turned back around, eyebrows raised. "What was that you said?"

"I said definitely not Rory," the Doctor amended. "It's you, River."

It was actually Rory.

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