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Archaeologist. Love A Tomb. (Gallifrey Is Alive, Part 5)

Hey hey hey, it’s Theory Thursday! 

Let me open with this little epiphany: We all know that the Timelords are lost somewhere in the Universe, right? They are a lost civilisation. The Doctor is trying to find that civilisation.

And what do you need in order to find a lost civilisation? You need…

… an archaeologist!

Yep, I felt pretty stupid when I realised this. So today, I want to talk about how I think River will look for Gallifrey, and how I think she will find it. And I also want to talk about how I think she will mess up, big time. Poor River. But let me explain.

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