Sunday, October 9, 2011

The Story of River Song

One thing that I don't like about episodic science fiction is when they introduce a character in an episode that we're supposed to love and then kill them. There's never a strong enough emotional impact. They only existed for an hour of TV time and then are gone. Why should I care about them?

Steven Moffat's turned that old story on its ear by killing River Song in her first appearance and then bringing her back throughout the Doctor's travels through time.

We've seen it through his perspective, now see it through hers: