agapi42: The Ten Doctors (Who - Multiples)
Title: One of a Pair
Characters: Ten
Rating: G
Word count: 318
Summary: The Doctor picks up an upset jewellery box with odd contents.
Notes: Written for [livejournal.com profile] eponymous_rose for [livejournal.com profile] fandom_stocking.

One of a Pair )
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Default)
Title: Stitches, Showing Through
Characters: Rocco Colasanto, Donna, Ten, Jack, Wilf
Rating: G
Summary: Rocco Colasanto has strange dreams and strange people in his shop.
Word count: 1664
Notes: For the Doctor Who Minor Characters ficathon at [livejournal.com profile] tindogs_fic for [livejournal.com profile] sophinisba.

Stitches, Showing Through )
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Ten)
The Telegraph had an exclusive Christmas Doctor Who story on Saturday. The text can be found here, but as it only has one of the three pictures, I thought I'd post these scans.

Not dial-up friendly )
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Ian/Barbara)
Title: Six Ways Barbara and/or Ian Might Have Died and One Way They Never Did
Characters: Barbara, Ian, the Doctor
Rating: PG
Summary: Across the timelines, fates diverge. What could have been might be, somewhere.
Word count: 1333
Notes: Many thanks to [livejournal.com profile] livii for the beta and [livejournal.com profile] purple_bug for reading through after I fiddled with it.

EDIT 28/11/07 04:50 am: Added in the missing section after [livejournal.com profile] karma_kalisutah pointed it out. *headlaptop*

Splinter, Stealth, Shadow, Soundless, Stranded, Sacrifice, Survivors )
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (OTP of snark!)
Having watched Time Crash three times now, my reaction has not yet progressed beyond *SQUEEEEEEEetc*

My mum warned me that it would probably be rubbish, but as I said, I absolutely love multi-Doctor stories and will adore anything that qualifies. Plot is secondary.

*bouncesqueeyayYAY*


And yes, the icon is of the wrong two, but still rather appropriate!
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Default)
Title: Rude Awakening
Characters: Harriet Jones, Sarah Jane Smith, Jack Harkness, Tenth Doctor.
Rating: G
Word count: 1614
Notes Written for [livejournal.com profile] erisinia for the Doctor Who Minor Characters Ficathon. Cross-posted to [livejournal.com profile] tindogs_fic. Many thanks to [livejournal.com profile] atraphoenix for the wonderful beta.

Light flooded the room. )
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Default)
Written for [livejournal.com profile] atraphoenix who requested a sequel to 'dreams of fairytales and fantasies' with a timestamp of a year later.

Title: Cat in the Box
Rating: G
Characters: Tenth Doctor, Susan, Donna.
Word count: 239

Cat in the Box )
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Saxons)
Excuse me, but WTF was that supposed to be??? )

In my opinion, this is probably the worst episode out of three years worth of New Who.

Two great/good episodes culminating in this. What a disappointment.
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (One)
Well, I really don't have much to say about The Sound of Drums.

Spoilers, I suppose, although I discuss a couple of concepts from the episode rather than the episode itself )

I'm not sure whether to call this a review. I think not.

ETA: Looking through flist- woe is me, this must be 'fannish disconnect'. Hopefully I will appreciate it more on a second viewing minus family.
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Default)
Title: The Open Door
Author: [livejournal.com profile] agapi42
For: [livejournal.com profile] catyuy
Rating: PG
Pairings: Ten/Rose
Characters: Martha, Rose, Tenth Doctor.
Summary: Her actions are measured and careful, like someone moving through a dream world.
Disclaimer: The BBC owns Doctor Who. I do not. This is probably a good thing.

Thanks go to [livejournal.com profile] eyliena for betaing and to [livejournal.com profile] lilypeters for help with the title.

Read more )
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (ten martha half face)
I didn’t like Love and Monsters. I loved this.

And missing this would be an unfortunate thing )
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Default)
Title: dreams of fairytales and fantasies
Characters: Tenth Doctor, Martha, Susan, Romana, Leela, Ace.
Rating: PG
Notes: Written for the [livejournal.com profile] fraternizing challenge. The prompt was "He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it." Douglas Adams.
The title comes from the song "Sick and Tired" by Anastacia.
Thanks to [livejournal.com profile] eyliena for beta-ing.
Spoilers for Gridlock and bits of Old Skool, mainly concerning those characters.

dreams of fairytales and fantasies )
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Default)
In which I ramble incoherently and make no chronological sense.

Here be spoilers )
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Default)
A random thought that just came to me while watching Greeks Bearing Gifts: isn’t Torchwood Jack a bit like the Doctor?

They both have mysterious pasts that their companions don’t know about.
For example, the Time War dominates the Doctor’s recent-ish history, whereas with Jack, it’s being brought back to life by Bad Wolf.

They’re both alone, and set apart from everyone else by something unique to them.
With the Doctor it’s the whole thing about being the Last Time Lord: he will outlive everyone and no one can really understand him.
With Jack, it’s almost the same thing: he can’t die so can he really be said to be human? Instead of losing his race, he’s lost his identity as a member of that race.

These things that differentiate them also define their characters.
The Doctor, post Time War, is a much darker character than any pre Time War Doctor had the capacity to be. He still has his lighter side, but you can be reminded at any time that this is a man who has seen his entire race die, most probably at his own hand.
Torchwood Jack is a very different man to flirty con man Jack. The Jack who travelled with the Doctor still had a dark past, (Time Agency, memories stolen etc.) but he was a much lighter character on the surface. With Torchwood Jack, the darkness is always much closer to the surface.

In Torchwood, the Torchwood team play the role of companions. And I think Jack loves them in the same way the Doctor loves his companions. He loves them all, but not really in the sense we understand the word. His relationship with Ianto could be seen to parallel the Doctor’s relationship with Rose. There’s no doubt that he cares deeply for him, but he does have more important concerns.

I think the Tenth Doctor and Jack dynamic could be very interesting: it could be seen as mirroring the Ninth Doctor and Jack. With the Ninth Doctor and Jack, the Ninth Doctor is the man with the darker personality, who has not yet healed and Jack has a dark past, but has a lighter personality whereas with the Tenth Doctor and Jack, these positions may be reversed.

So, anyway, this might not make much sense but that’s what I thought.
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Default)
Ten minutes until Series Three of Doctor Who starts...
I'm calm.



Yup.



Really calm.



Honestly.



I think.



Oh, I give up...





OMG! YAY! SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!

*ahem*
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Default)
As I seem to have fallen into the habit of keeping a record of my posts to various communities in my journal, here are my first wallpapers. Or at least the versions that I'm not ashamed to post.




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agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Default)
This are my first attempts at graphics work of any kind. I have made several attempts to post these, hopefully this is correct. All text on the Ian/Barbara wallpapers are taken from the song Atlantic by Keane because I love the song. The text on the other wallpaper is taken from the poem For the Fallen by Laurence Binyon. Please give me suggestions on how to improve.




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