→ The Eighth Doctor and the Bad Wolf fight the Time War side by side (x)
He knows her, somehow. Perhaps he has forgotten, but when she calls him My Doctor, he is certain he will walk with bloody heels until he finds her again.
Her skin is lined with the glow of the vortex; planets move along her blades and bones. It is she who protects him in the front lines of the War, who locks her shield with his against the Meanwhiles and Neverweres and the Could’ve Been King, who follows him into the siege.
President Romana, in all her faith, hands him a weapon, a choice. The Medusa Cascade detonates in cadmium light and leaves his body mangled. She calls him to her, and when he wakes he is new and she has gone.
The Doctor wanders into Anne Frank’s life, only to realize that she’s a fixed point in time. Although he can’t save her, he shows her the future. She dies with the knowledge that the world will get better.