CHARACTERS: Amy; Rory; The Doctor (Matt Smith's);
SUMMARY: Sometimes, without even realising it, Rory reminds Amy why she'd rather be with him than any of the most gorgeous men in history. He's such a galant; not necessarily in the dictionary fashion either.
A/N: Set somewhere between 'The Big Bang' and 'The Impossible Astronaut' if you're thinking of canon; after 'The Big Bang' (and ignoring all subsequent canon; mostly, if you're like me and don't give a fig about canon :-) ...)
(crotale ~ noun: plural noun ~ crotales; a small tuned cymbal. French, from Latin crotalum, denoting an ancient type of castanet, from Greek krotalon)
"What is that?" Amy said aloud, trying to distract herself from Rory's legs in that short tunic.
"Krotalon," answered the Doctor.
She was about to say something when Rory, very deliberately, winked at her.
Amy flushed a little, hiding it with a smile; truly distracted from his legs by that big heart of his.
Of course he knew what had been making the music, he'd got an 'A' for a greek history and culture essay at school.
He also knew The Doctor loved being a teacher; symbol of inspiration.
She still had those feelings for the Doctor.
But not today.
Goddess watch over us all,