‘You’re actually going to hit them with your real name?’ Sam said, a mischievous glint in her eyes, as they stepped into the lift. The Doctor occasionally went under the transparent pseudonym of John Smith, but Sam had discovered that his real name was something quite alien and virtually unpronounceable.
— Christopher Bulis, Vanderdeken’s Children (1998)
‘You can tell me your name now,’ Badar said.
So the man did. But the name was very long, and Badar was asleep before he’d finished it.
— Lawrence Miles, Interference: Book One (1999)
[everybody knows that everybody dies] (*click here for highrez)
can we talk about river for a sec? she’s my favourite in the Manhattan episode
LOVE her interactions with, uh, everyone.
hmm might make this into print later…but who’d want something so depressing eh
#this is like that moment in a relationship when you look up at the person you’ve been with and really realise just how perfect they are for you, #and how screwed up they must be, for being so.