DW- Wake up, 2-2-If it all had been a dream, then it had been the most real one she had had in her twenty years of life. Or nineteen, if she hadn't missed a whole year after all, had she? She was not sure. She didn't even know in what year she was living now.Already dressed in her daily clothing, Rose sipped reluctantly her mug of tea, hot and aromatic, made by her mother. Her mother arranged everything with tea, and in one occasion it even had awakened the Doctor from a strange self-induced coma when his regeneration had gone wrong ...Rose closed her eyes to choke back the tears. Thinking about it made her feel a great pain inside.Things weren't looking good. When she dressed up, she had go through all her clothes searching for the TARDIS key that the Doctor had given her, so long ago, but she didn't find it. Had she lost it? Had he taken it from her, for some reason?Don't forget me ... Whatever it happens, don't forget me, Rose.What did those words mean? What was he trying to say? How could
DW-The Empress and the Queen-4-4-The gardens were really beautiful. Rose became aware of that now that she could contemplate them more calmly, without being surrounded by the men who escorted the Emperor's to palace. There was a beautiful fountain, sculptures made with hedges taller than she was, and flowers of all sizes and colors. They had time to take a good walk on that the feast was prepared, and if meanwhile they could find out something about the mystery of the missing young women, the day would be complete.The two walked slowly, clutching each one the arm of the other. Rose looked up at his companion, frowning amusedly."It's not fair"."What thing?""You never follow the fashion of the century we go to.""What do you mean!? When we went to 1953 I combed my hair back ...""Oh yeah, what a change ... "she said ironically."Hey! It's not my fault that for centuries humanity have wanted you women dressed as if you weren't allowed to show your skin ..."She laughed."At least, I won't deny it's nice ..