By Paul Cornell
Surgeon Who brief journeys is a sequence of themed brief tale anthologies of latest healthcare professional Who fiction, that includes the surgeon in all of his first 8 incarnations. They characteristic tales written via a number of the major names in surgeon Who, previous and current, together with Paul Cornell, Gareth Roberts, Christopher H. Bidmead, and Paul Magrs. This assortment covers each point of healthcare professional Who at Christmas, from the Fourth medical professional and Romana wisecracking their manner via starting their offers to the 7th surgeon encountering a perilous whatever from Christmas earlier. The 5th health professional visits an outdated better half, the 1st general practitioner lands in a home the place Christmas does not move as deliberate, whereas the second one general practitioner reveals he has to have a significant chat with Santa Claus.
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His eyes alighted on the mince pie and glass of sherry that Timmy and Suzie had made Mummy put out for Santa. He took a bite of the mince pie and a sip of the sherry before reaching into his pocket and pulling out a little box with twinkly lights on its dark surface. He placed it on the table. After a bit more rooting around in his pockets, he found a short, fat, rubbery snakelike thing. Timmy heard Suzie make an `eww' noise. And before Timmy could stop her, she'd stood bolt upright and said: 'You're not Santa!
She angled her foot, twisting it back and forth, as if her black shoes were uncomfortable. They were heavy with clunkily stacked heels. ' The Doctor shuddered. 'Christmas. ' He edged back the curtain of tinsel and peered through. The chapel was gone. In a tinsel-hung jungle clearing, a distinguished, grey-haired gentleman wearing a tuxedo and baggy khaki shorts was being forced to perform a hat-and-cane dance routine with a family group of large and pugnacious gorillas. ' called a voice. `I'm David,' said the zoologist wearily.
And he's brought us our Christmas presents. ' She pointed to the table where the noolid was slowly twisting and writhing, and where the box was flashing and bleeping. `You —' `I can explain! Santa was getting in an awful mess with his wormholes,' the man said, his arms flapping as he tried to reach up to prise Daddy's fingers from his collar. ' said Daddy, turning the little man so that he could stare straight into his face. ' `Don't hurt him, Daddy,' said Suzy. ' `Don't worry, sweetheart,' boomed Daddy.