By Paul Cornell
Health practitioner Who brief journeys is a sequence of themed brief tale anthologies of recent medical professional Who fiction, that includes the general practitioner in all of his first 8 incarnations. They function tales written by means of many of the top names in general practitioner Who, prior and current, together with Paul Cornell, Gareth Roberts, Christopher H. Bidmead, and Paul Magrs. This assortment covers each point of health practitioner Who at Christmas, from the Fourth health professional and Romana wisecracking their manner via starting their provides to the 7th health practitioner encountering a perilous whatever from Christmas earlier. The 5th general practitioner visits an previous spouse, the 1st health care professional lands in a home the place Christmas does not cross as deliberate, whereas the second one healthcare professional reveals he has to have a major chat with Santa Claus.
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Show us your stethoscope! ' snapped the Doctor. ERN Nol He saves the world! ERIC Yes? From alien invasions. ERN `Well, I try,' smiled the Doctor modestly. 'Unwarranted encroachments on undefended planets, mad scientists with delusions of galactic domination, disruptions to the Time/Space continuum. ' ERN ERIC ERN ERIC ERN ERIC Every Saturday afternoon. What? After the football? Yes. Oh. (Exchanges a perplexed glance with ERN) Time travel... Yes. I wish you'd told me that earlier. 30 at Chepstow.
Unstoppable,' whispered the Doctor, although Santa wasn't sure whether there was admiration or regret in the little man's voice. ' Santa could think of nothing to say as he watched. `And now,' said the Doctor, 'how many people — how many children — do you think there are? ' But Santa couldn't. He had no idea. 'Hundreds of billions? ' `In just a few hundred years, once humanity has discovered space travel, there will be billions of billions. As many human children in the galaxy as there are grains of sand on all the beaches on Earth.
Startled, the Doctor began to straighten his waistcoat. ' He began to compose a mental list of people he should thank, but the only name that came to mind was his own. ERN Have you got it? ERIC ERN ERIC (Leaping sideways) Get off! The award. Oh. (Calling offstage) Could we have the award please? A glittering figure appeared carrying a silver plate. The Doctor eyed her warily. She resembled a Cyberman with an ostrich feather headdress and a spangled, but skimpy, containment suit. ERN Doctor, after so many years of unstinting service, p le as e acc ep t th is award as a sp ec ia l to ke n of appreciation on the occasion of your retirement.