The Long Way Home by thirty2flavors and goldy_dollar

Story Title:  The Long Way Home
Author Name:   thirty2flavors and goldy_dollar
Story Url: Story Link
Alternate URL: Story Link 2
Content Rating: All Ages
Status: Completed
Length: 17,805 words
Story Summary:  After losing the Doctor, Rose sets off to find him again.

Gioia’s Rec:
It’s angsty.  And I’m recommending it.  THAT should convey how awesome it is.  No?  Well, here’s something more: it involved the 11th Doctor.  As you should be able to tell, I don’t read/rec fics involving the 11th Doctor.  (Eleven’s truly great, but I’m still in “End of Time” mourning over my Doctor. 😉 )

But this fic needs to be rec’ed for its brilliant timey-wimey-ness, its beautiful and abiding love, and because it made me bawl so much that I must share the misery the beauty.

Plan on crying for the first half of the story, but then plan on it all getting better.  This makes some things about Series 5 and 6 much easier for me to handle, honestly.  I found it very therapeutic for me as a Ten/Rose and Nine/Rose shipper.  It helped me find some needed insight into what it is to have a heart as big as the Doctor’s, and how his various regenerations impact that huge ability to love.

Just go read it. You’ll be glad you did.

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About Gioia

I'm a wife and mother and, when not tied up with responsibilities, I read non-stop. I love to share my favorite stories with others, thus the existence of my blog.
This entry was posted in Action/Adventure, Alternate Universe, ANGST! ANGST! ANGST!, Companion: Amy Pond, Companion: River Song, Companion: Rose Tyler, Content Rating-DW: All Ages (G-PG), Conventional (Canon) Couple, Doctor Who, Doctor-10, Doctor-10.5, Doctor-11, Doctor/Rose, Drama/Angst, Het: M/F, Hurt/Comfort, Main Character Death, Outsider-POV, Reunion-fic, Rose-centric, Spoilers for DW Series 4, Spoilers for DW Series 4.5, Spoilers for DW Series 5, Tragedy and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

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