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“The mark of the Corsair. Fantastic bloke. He had that snake as a tattoo in every regeneration. Didn’t feel like himself without the tattoo.”

In ‘The Doctor’s Wife’ we are introduced to the legend of the Corsair. The very idea of a Time Lord that the Doctor looked up to and might even has inspired him to follow the life he has led. The … Continue reading

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“Many travellers have come through the rift, like Auntie and Uncle and Nephew. I repair them when they break.”

God-like abilities are common in science fiction so it is not surprising that more than few have been encountered by the Doctor. Amongst their number are the Guardians, the Eternals, the Osirians, the Celestial Toy Maker and now House. One … Continue reading

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“Outside the universe, where we’ve never, ever been.”

Technically, as Rory points out,  you can’t go outside the universe. The universe is all that there is so by definition there isn’t anything else to go ‘out’ into. That being said that isn’t any reason why you need that … Continue reading

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“Time Lord emergency messaging system. In an emergency, we’d wrap up thoughts in psychic containers and send them through time and space.”

In ‘The Doctor’s Wife’ we are reintroduced to the glowing white boxes that act as distress beacons for the Time Lords, first introduced in ‘The War Games’. This remarkable piece of technology can have a dramatic influence on your own … Continue reading

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“Don’t get emotional. That’s when you make mistakes.”

‘The Doctor’s Wife’ by Neil Gaiman is a love song to the classic series. From the arrival of a Time Lord message box straight out of ‘The War Games’ to the Doctor having a heart to heart with his oldest … Continue reading

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