Bleacher Creatures

“I can’t believe you wore that,” Peri said.

“How was I to know?” the Doctor said indignantly, raising his voice to shout above those jeering at him.

Peri frowned.  “You could have asked.”

“Did you not say, ‘Let’s go to a baseball game.’  Is this not the proper attire?”  He gestured at the cap and jersey he wore.

“For Fenway Park, Doctor.  Not here.”  She buried her face in her hands.

The Doctor shrugged and said nothing, oblivious to his conspicuousness as the only person in Yankee Stadium’s bleachers wearing a Boston Red Sox jersey during a heated playoff game.

Published by Allyn

A writer, editor, journalist, sometimes coder, occasional historian, and all-around scholar, Allyn Gibson is the writer for Diamond Comic Distributors' monthly PREVIEWS catalog, used by comic book shops and throughout the comics industry, and the editor for its monthly order forms. In his over ten years in the industry, Allyn has interviewed comics creators and pop culture celebrities, covered conventions, analyzed industry revenue trends, and written copy for comics, toys, and other pop culture merchandise. Allyn is also known for his short fiction (including the Star Trek story "Make-Believe,"the Doctor Who short story "The Spindle of Necessity," and the ReDeus story "The Ginger Kid"). Allyn has been blogging regularly with WordPress since 2004.

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