Hey everyone! I’m going to start the hiatus a few days early due to anxiety and overall emotional health. The hiatus will be the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and part of the 5th. I am going on hiatus because I will be leaving for Scotland on the 3rd and arriving in country on the 4th. I will not be available during these times. If you have my cell phone number you can contact me, other than that I won’t be available. All threads and asks will be answered at a later date when I get set up over in Edinburgh. If we had plans to meet in country please remind me so that we can work that out.
The Doctor looked around to see who was asking such an irritating question. “That’s none of your business.” He scratched his neck. “What does it matter to you, anyway?”
Beast glowered. She thought that she’d have the edge if she pulled the right strings but he didn’t want to play. He knew the creature she was inside and out. There was only one card left and it was a lose/lose. “Theta…. if you don’t concede I will have to destroy her.”
The Doctor glared at the creature. Paying attention to every way she moved. Finally, he chuckled. “You want me to concede?” He rolled his eyes. “As if threatening her is going to persuade me. I have nothing to lose. Wouldn’t be the first time someone died because of me, so if you are going to destroy her, do it. I won’t stop you.”
Beast was a tad bit taken aback by his answer. She had once again assumed wrong. He would gladly let her destroy Sally. She immediately stopped the process, which left an arm to heal from extensive burns. “Just leave me be, Theta. I only came out here to hunt. You have got in my way. Just leave me be.”
Amelia’s attention was brought to the woman now joining in the conversation. She smiled at her question.
"Well mate, I’m afraid that doesn’t really have a strict answer. Varies from person to person." she replied. "But, I was being sarcastic to get my point across. You see, the paper here says that 5 people have ‘spontaneously combusted’, and I was pointing out that I thought it was… let’s say, on the odd side of things."
Amelia smiled at the woman. “Amelia Harkness.” she introduced reaching her hand out.
Her eyes went wide in abject terror when she heard the name ‘Harkness.’ What did that mean, was Amelia his wife, a cousin, a child? Sally decided to play it as cool as possible. She probably didn’t know about Sally which was fine by her, one less person to worry about.
"Things are hardly ever what they seem," Sally agreed with her simply. For all the years she’d worked at Torchwood prior, she’d found that statement to be true a thousand times over. She casually accepted Amelia’s hand and shook it lightly before releasing it,"Sally Sparrow."
He laughed. “Right. I’m sure that you have a better chance of succeeded at either of those things than I do.” He shook his head. “Humans. You’ll say anything, hoping that we’re as dumb as you are.”
Sally deflected his insults and doubts with anger and determination. She wiped away the tears that were welling up, set her jaw, and stared him down. “I already have a way to procure an in. They have files about me in Torchwood saying that I’m a hero. I have breasts and legs as well. In every way I am more capable of doing this.”