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Touching A Memory

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The Eleventh Doctor and Rose Tyler, in shared wonder and disbelief at seeing each other again. Rose slowly realizes that this strange man is still her Doctor, though his face has changed yet again and he is so much older and sadder, lonelier. It has been centuries for him, and he was so certain that he would never see her again. There is both pain and fondness in his eyes as touches her, as though touching a cherished memory.

A companion piece to "In An Endless Dream I Loved You:"
In An Endless Dream I Loved You by SaimainNo Matter -Who- by Saimain

Pencil and Watercolor. Doctor Who in all its tragic glory is ©BBC; I can't wait for the 50th.
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Many massive, heartfelt thanks to Sarah, Tara, Audra, MoonchildVenix, Melanie and EiljaGorgor for their generous contributions which allowed me to finally finish this project!


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OrangeLetters88's avatar
OrangeLetters88Hobbyist General Artist
This is so beautiful, no matter what she knows this is him.
Conteuse's avatar
This is really beautiful, with the emotion and wonder on their faces, and extremely well executed as well. Gorgeous. Truly. Now I want to read the fanfic that (should) accompany it!
ThePeasantQueen's avatar
I think my hearts just broke ;-;
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Rainstorm4444Student Traditional Artist
I miss Rose almost as much as The Doctor does.
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RkdaileyHobbyist General Artist
Aww. I miss Rose. 
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FyreDragon5Hobbyist General Artist
Even though I'm more of an Eleven/River person, I love this idea of him meeting Rose again.  I wish BBC would have done something like that in the 50th Anniversary Special.  Bravo!  Love this piece so much!  You really captured them perfectly! 
wallpop09's avatar
Look at his face. You can see the sorrow and sadness. You can see how many nights he prayed to see her again. To hold her. He turely looks how he feels for the first time in a long time
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tgraschel40Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
LOVE THIS! IT's just beautiful! 
SweetCitrine's avatar
This is so beautiful 
Aludneva's avatar
It's amazing. I love your art.
ErysRose's avatar
Awwwwww~
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YamiKaoriHobbyist Traditional Artist
Why do you make me cry like this Q____Q

it's so sad and cute at the same time... *sobs* >~<
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bluEnchanterHobbyist Digital Artist
i feel love <3
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Haruka--chanStudent Traditional Artist
Whoa, I thought I had favorited this already! I absolutely LOVE your paintings of the Doctor and Rose, Saimain! Thank you SO much for this! ^_^
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im crying this is so beautiful the feels!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
TheTrueHolyDarkness's avatar
Sorry. But someone's gotta say it:

River Song 4 life as dah docta's w1fe!
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gateaugatoStudent General Artist
Mhm. Agreed.

Anyway, Rose has already got that human version of the 10th Doctor (the one that grew from his handy spare hand). Jeez Rose, one Doctor not good enough!?
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Netherman14Hobbyist General Artist
:iconeleventhdoctorplz: :iconsaysplz: *mutters* "How can this be possible? I returned her myself... she shouldn't be here... must be a Zagon..."

:iconrosetylerplz: :iconsaysplz: "Doctor? what are you talking about? it's me, it's Rose, your Ro-"

:iconeleventhdoctorplz: :iconsaysplz: *shouts* "You're not her! no matter how much how you've convinced yourself otherwise! I watched Rose disappear again! hell! I've returned her myself to Pete's World!" *approaches Rose, anger, and pain, and sadness, and hope, and even happiness clear in his forest green eyes* "Now, I don't know how you managed to impersonate her in this way, but I suggest you stop, right no-"

*Rose didn't know how she could convince this man, who seemed like her Doctor, but older, and sadder, and lonelier, despite the brown haired woman standing in the corner, staring in confusion at the pink-yellow human and the Last Time Lord, so she did what she would do with her Doctors, nine and ten, she kissed him*
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rababcoHobbyist Traditional Artist
Aww, The Doctor's in denial. He wants to believe it's Rose but he can't. :tears:
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NayaWhovian1016Hobbyist General Artist
I'M MELTING!!!! No wonder this got the daily deviation!
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PCamenzind Writer
Touching! A little bit like the Sarah-Jane reunion. 
dragonflywhisperer56's avatar
dragonflywhisperer56Hobbyist General Artist
I absolutely love the emotion in this piece! It is amazing
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FallenAngelofDeath21Hobbyist Writer
Had me in tears as I read the description. I actually love it. I don't Ship these two as much as 10 and Rose but seeing this, I feel like old feelings would for sure come up if they ever saw each other again.
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