You took my baby from me and hurt her. And now she’s all grown up and she’s fine. But I’ll never see my baby again.
One of the most chilling moments in Doctor Who comes from the look on Amy Pond’s face and the revenge in her voice as she openly defies any moral code she is expected to live by as the Doctor’s associate and kills the woman who kidnapped and tortured her daughter.
or: why mother characters are just as important as the pretty, young heroines
It’s something I see in almost every single fandom I’m in- the young, pretty, perky heroines are revered, while the equally strong and intelligent middle-aged mother characters are barely acknowledge (and sometimes even set aside). As resident mother-character defender, I’m here to tell you why casting these women aside is a mistake.
If the little girl in “The Impossible Astronaut” and “Day of the Moon” is River Song, then when the adult version of River is there investigating, why doesn’t she remember? Also, how did she forget? Is it because of the Silence? I don’t know. I am so confused. Help…?