Matthew: The MemoryMature


I was in a field of red grass beneath a burnt orange sky.

Little four winged butterflies flitted between yellow flowers.

I was waiting for someone.


I was sent sprawling to the ground as someone knocked me down from behind.

I leaped to my feet to see the Doctor rolling in the grass laughing.

His light brown hair fell into his bright blue eyes. "Gotcha!"


"You're stupid," I stared down at the much larger boy.

He closed his eyes, smiling. "Maybe. But you must be more stupid than me because I'm older," He folded his hands behind his head.

I frowned, "That doesn't make any sense." He laughed, "Exactly!"

Matthew! WAKE UP!

I sat down next to him, "Doctor, your my best friend,"

"Your mine too, Koschei,"



....I opened my eyes. Serenata's worried face hovered over me, her cool fingers pressed to my face and temples.

"What happened?" I groaned, sitting up.

"The Doctor showed you a diamond and you passed out," Bellona told me. The look on her face read 'pay-back'.

I blinked. Funny. I remembered my strange vision but not the diamond.

"He was asking you what your real name was. Like you were..." Sere shook her head, "I don't know."

"It must have worked somehow," I rubbed my head, frowning.

"Why do you say that?" River spun around, speaking for the first time.

"Because I remember my real name. I think...I think it was Koschei,"

Bellona began to laugh horrendously.

"Bellona! It's not funny!" River scolded.

Sere stood, helping me up. I was going to refuse help, but I found I was quite unsteady on my feet.

"Oh my God, I forgot about your leg! How is it?" Sere's ice blue eyes searched mine.

I rolled up my pantleg. To my surprise, the wound had vanished.

"Well, that proves it. He's an alien," Bellona chuckled, shaking her head.

I pulled up my shirt to find that the gash was gone as well.

"How peculiar," Serenata murmured, running her hand across the place where the injury had been. Her cold fingers tickled.

I let my shirt fall back down, "I don't think I like my real name,"

"Get down!" River yelled, breaking the moment.

We crouched down as one, each of us glancing around feverishly.

"What is it?" I hissed.

River pointed into the forest, "I saw something move,"

The End

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