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“Doctor? Doctor? Oi, spaceman! Wake up!” Donna’s loud voice jostled the Doctor out of his thoughts and he looked up to see her looming over him. Blinking a few times, he leaned back and shook his head.
“Sorry, sorry,” he said. “Did you say something?”
“Yeah, I said the queen passed away last night.”
“No, you tosser,” Donna scoffed and gave his head a flick. “I’m just messing with you.”
“Oh,” the Doctor coughed. “I knew that.”
Donna rolled her eyes and then walked around the coffee bar. Pulling out a stool, she set herself beside him.
“Okay, it’s high time you told me what’s been bothering you,” Donna prompted.
“I’m fine,” the Doctor wouldn’t meet her eye and instead stared down at his tea.
“Nonsense, you’ve been acting strange for the past week,” Donna scoffed. “First off you’ve been zoning out a lot, hardly talking—which is like so weird for you—and you’ve been sitting here for ‘bout an hour just staring at your cuppa while barely touching it. So, what’s going on, Doctor?”