|Blue Siofra (blue_siofra) wrote in butterfly_fics,|
@ 2010-02-26 02:23:00
Jackie shivered from the cool air. Rose was stretched out on the lounge chair with a blanket covering her and stared up at the star studded velvet sky.
"Rose, love, he's not out there. Not in this world." Silence stretched as they both looked up into the stars.
"They say that you're looking at the past when you look up at the stars. That most of them have burned up and are long gone by the time we see them here. I wonder how many of them had their own Earth, with people, plants, water and air. I saw the end of the world, Mum. The Doctor took me," Rose smiled softly at the memory, "it was our first date. We had chips. And the aliens! They were so alien, Mum."
Jackie sat on the other chair and listened as her only daughter started to open up about her loss.