30 Days of Doctor Who - Day 25 - Saddest Moment
Journey’s End (all of it!)
Somehow, with universes betwixt them, they find each other again. Their love is just that strong.
And for awhile there, he had the love of his life and his best mate and nothing was impossible.
And then - all of the people from the truly important parts of his life - this life, this face, this him - they’re there.
And somehow, they were going to save the world.
And they did. And it was great! Only it wasn’t. He knew it wouldn’t last. Knew he had to say goodbye. Saying goodbye to old friends. Sending them off to do their fair share of saving the world.
Send them off to defend the country. To keep Torchwood and UNIT running. To be the ones that know and do something about it. (oh and of course do a hell of a lot of flirting)
The last stop. He needs to bring her home. He sees it in her eyes. She can’t bear to say goodbye again. So he leaves what little part of him that he can.
He leaves a heart for her.
And you can see how hurt he is - he doesn’t want to be, is trying not to be. But it kills him…..
She’ll have him. Or almost him. Or will be him with her help. But. He, again, this him, this face, his two hearts - He will never have her. Never make new memories. Because there’s no more second chances and he really will never see her again. So, he leaves. But at least he has his best mate! His Doctor Donna!
But that’s not the way this fairytale ends. After so much heartbreak already, he has to say goodbye to his best mate. Being a part of him is killing her. A shadow of him can’t even live in her memories. Can you imagine that? Knowing someone would die if they thought of you?
"I was gonna be with you forever."
And just like that. In one fell swoop, he found the love of his life again, lost her to another man and then lost his very best friend. Is there any doubt why he was so angst-y through the Series 4 Specials? I only watched it happen and was absolutely crushed. I thought I’d never stop crying.
And people wonder why Eleven is starting to fray at the edges, lose his cool…..