The only people for me are the mad ones - the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.
- Jack Kerouac
I'm Julie. 23, formerly of Denton, Texas. Co-creator of the "Exasperated Rory" meme. I'm a horribly rabid Whovian. I also love Pokemon, various other video games, the weather, cosplay, taking pictures, painting pictures, and hanging pictures on the wall.
The Doctor and River in that episode broke my heart. She was ALWAYS there. She was there during the dark times and she was there when he met Clara. She watched over him like an angel, despite the pain she must have felt when he ignored her. She understood him. She understood that he hated endings. So, she watched him, hoping someday he would remember her and come say goodbye. But he never did. When Madame Vastra contacted her, she came to help knowing that it would be a thankless job. She would act as his guardian angel again, and he would never know.
But he did know. He could always see her. He could always hear her. He always listened to her. He knew she was there, not just in this episode, but the countless times before that she was there for him. Her efforts were not in vain.
They both needed something only he could give. However, he didn’t want to say it. Of course, it’s hard. He was afraid of the pain. But, when he caught her hand, he saw it.
She was in pain too. All the times he had seen her and not give so much as a nod, all of the time she had spoken and he had stayed silent, the closure she never had, they were tearing her up. She was so frustrated with him, and yet here she was, doing what she always did - defying the very laws of the universe to save him.
It was time to let her go. It was time to give her the peace she deserved, even if it hurt. So he kissed her one last time. He kissed her with all the love he had for her.
And then he said goodbye. Of course, she left him with one last spoiler, one last puzzle to solve. It was hope for him that Clara was alive. Then, she said her own goodbye and faded away.
After she vanished, you could see the terrible sadness and pain written on the Doctor’s face.
River Song was no more. She was finally able to sleep in peace.
It was so fitting. But I still want to hurt Moffat for making my OTP hurt like hell.
Bonus photo 1: Tomo as The Doctor
I don’t think I ever uploaded this. It’s from last Halloween.
Why is there so little love for 11’s first theme music?
All people ever link to is 10’s.
Frankly, 11’s has more body to it and is an all around better composition. Just saying.
This was actually written just after “Amy’s Choice” aired. Obviously there are things in it that no longer fit the canon, but I’m posting it here to highlight what my idea of the TARDIS’s library was before “Journey to the Center of the TARDIS.” Hope you enjoy a little bit of a flashback! Besides, vintage is cool, right?
I just used Doctor Who to explain John Keats’ idea of Negative Capability. What is my life?
When I saw the Doctor draw that circle in “Hide,” I had a legit moment of thinking he was actually going to summon the Winchesters.
Dear Steven Moffat,
We are writing to inform you that the grim reaper would like his job back.
- Rory Williams
- Clara Oswin Oswald
- Jack Harkness
- S. H.
C.c. Amy Williams, John Watson
It’s like Moffat WANTED to make an episode about Tumblr…
“Chapter eleven is the best. You’ll cry your eyes out.”
Did anyone else catch the name on the book? Amelia Williams was the author! Like daughter like mother, eh?