Burning Bright(Doctor, River)Burning Bright by Betawhofic
Sometimes they're just tourists, but sometimes just the sight of beauty can make your heart bloom.
"Oh!" River sighed with wonder and leaned back in his arms. He smiled and hugged her tight, setting his chin on her windblown curls.
They were standing on the rooftop of the highest building in the city. Leonoris spread out below them, an alien city far in humanity's future. Humanity had spread to the stars finding worlds already inhabited with alien people and intermingling with them, their children set out to colonize even farther stars.
This was one of those worlds, where humanity may be more "humanish," but were no less inventive and artistic. Geniuses, the whole breed. To spread out among the stars and make them a home.
The starry sky above was choked with stars, far more than on Earth, this world closer to the galactic core. The wind whipped fresh around them, cool. With River warm and vital in his arms.
"It's beautiful," she whispered reverently.
The city spr
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