Rose: Really though, Doctor. Tell me. Who are you?
The Doctor: Do you know like we were saying? About the Earth revolving? It’s like when you’re a kid. The first time they tell you that the world’s turning and you just can’t quite believe it because everything looks like it’s standing still. I can feel it. he grabs her hand}
He grabs her hand.
The turn of the Earth. The ground beneath our feet is spinning at a thousand miles an hour. And the entire planet is hurtling around the sun at sixty-seven thousand miles an hour and I can feel it. We’re falling through space, you and me. Clinging to the skin of this tiny little world and if we let go…
He lets go her hand.
That’s who I am. Now forget me, Rose Tyler. Go home.
Doctor Who and History
Critical Essays on Imagining the Past
Edited by Carey Fleiner and Dene October
Print ISBN: 978-1-4766-6656-3
Ebook ISBN: 978-1-4766-2981-0
filmographies, appendix, notes, bibliographies, index
224pp. softcover (6 x 9) 2017