The Doctor stood facing the console, leaning on the lever with the intent to pull it but never actually did so. He looked down at his hands, pretending to take great interest in them though they really couldn’t be any more ordinary as they always were. A yellow light flashed behind him, and he lifted his head up as he turned around. Tears came to his eyes and a lump filled his throat when he was faced once again with his pink and yellow human.
"Rose Tyler." He couldn’t help the sad smile that graced his lips. "Hello Rose."