Doctor Who Timeless Quote #5

The following timeless quote is taken from the episode Forest of the Dead airing on June 07, 2008. This was the audience’s first “goodbye” to a character who would become an integral part of Doctor Who – River Song.


Doctor Who Timeless Quote #5


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River Song:  Funny thing is, this means you’ve always known how I was going to die. All the time we’ve been together, you knew I was coming here. The last time I saw you, the real you — the future you, I mean — you turned up on my doorstep, with a new haircut and a suit. You took me to Darillium to see the singing towers. Oh, what a night that was! The towers sang, and you cried. You wouldn’t tell me why, but I suppose you knew it was time. My time. Time to come to the Library. You even gave me your screwdriver; that should’ve been a clue.

There’s nothing you can do.

The Doctor: You can let me do this!

River Song: If you die here, it’ll mean I’ve never met you!

The Doctor: Time can be rewritten!

River Song: Not those times. Not one line! Don’t you dare! It’s OK. It’s OK, it’s not over for you. You’ll see me again. You’ve got all of that to come. You and me, time and space. You watch us run!

The Doctor: River, you know my name. You whispered my name in my ear! There’s only one reason I would ever tell anyone my name. There’s only one time I could…

River Song: Hush, now — spoilers!





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Kyle Jones is a fan of comic books, science fiction, gadgets and a devoted fan of Doctor Who. Professionally, he is the Human Resources Manager at Megagate Broadband, Inc. and works with both South Mississippi SHRM and Mississippi SHRM. This blog is his creative outlet and doorway to the world of Doctor Who and HR blogging. For more information, visit one of the following social networks/sites:



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