You Are Here
Ace was a seasoned time traveler, something that couldn't be said for
many people, and especially not the ones she knew back in Perivale. No,
time travel wasn't your every day experience, and she was thankful that
she'd had the chance at it.
But time and space travel had its hazards, much more dangerous than
trying to navigate around a zoo without a map and a "you are here" dot.
Ace was prepared, however, and very little fazed her.
Even knights from other dimensions that had their eyes on brigadiers
from UNIT. She could see it, even if Bambera didn't. Not that Bambera
had much experience with this kind of thing. Ace was sure that she
hadn't encountered anything as odd as she had in the last 24 hours.
Yeah, Bambera needed that little dot. Ace didn't anymore.
Actually, this place was a bit boring. Not that she'd say that to
Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart's face, though she bet he was feeling it
too. He didn't need that little dot, that set of directions, he just
rolled with the flow. Like Ace did.
It was funny what traveling with the Professor did to people. Kind of
like a survival course. If you didn't like what you got into, you
weren't meant really to travel along with him. But if you did, if you
were willing to take that risk, you got a lot more than other people
You didn't need that dot anymore.
Ace didn't doubt that someday Bambera wouldn't need that dot either,
not with Ancelyn by her side. Assuming they didn't kill each other
That thought caused her to grin. Maybe Bambera did need some excitement
in her life. Orient herself. Give herself that mental "you are here"
Or maybe she wouldn't. Ace realized she probably would never know. Not
that it bothered her. This was one more stop, one more location, one
more place to get her bearings and plant herself her own mental
And then she and the Professor would be gone. On new adventures, new
excitement, new worlds. She never wanted it to stop. She hoped it never
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