Goodness is not goodness that seeks advantage. Good is good in the final hour, in the deepest pit without hope, without witness, without reward. Virtue is only virtue in extremis. This is what he believes, and this is the reason, above all, I love him.
River, trying to keep the enemy talking:
He's coming you know. My husband. The Doctor. Always running around in that little blue box. Always two steps behind—or is it two steps in front? It all gets very complicated after a while. Of course he's always changing his face too, just when you think you're used to the current model...
Hello Sweetie, sorry I'm late.
You've got to be joking.
What, you don't like the jacket?
I know there’s been #discourse over the show using a ‘let’s kill hitler’ still for the picture of River on the Doctor’s desk but personally I think it’s completely hilarious because it just brings to mind a scene of 12 crossing his own timeline, watching his wife literally trying to murder him, and essentially going: