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November 1st, 2014 229 comments

Series Eight Story Arc Who is Missy – Revealed

In the mysterious world of the Nethersphere, plans have been drawn up. Missy is about to come face to face with the Doctor, and an impossible choice is looming.

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229 comments

  • The five doctors

    April 11th, 2015 - 10:01pm

    *Delgado

  • The five doctors

    April 11th, 2015 - 9:59pm

    Just think all the fangirls ( no offence) !!!

  • Anonymous

    November 24th, 2014 - 3:22pm

    The Master Should Be a Man not a Woman

  • Patrex

    November 22nd, 2014 - 10:49pm

    His first wife because they used to be best friends when they were younger

  • Patrex

    November 22nd, 2014 - 10:47pm

    I really like Michelle Gomez as the master/mistress because everyone thought the doctor was going to be female but instead the doctors enemy became female I think it’s a really good twist. But this is only my opinion.

    What do you think of Michelle Gomez as the master?

  • yognot

    November 18th, 2014 - 6:40pm

    What would have shocked you more: if it turned out Missy was the Doctor’s first wife or one of his companions? Like if she was revealed to be someone else beside the Master.

  • yognot

    November 18th, 2014 - 6:37pm

    Could be a brand new one. He/she always seems have a new weapon everytime he/she appears.

  • yognot

    November 18th, 2014 - 6:36pm

    She called him an AI interface or whatever. I think he’s like Idris and is an interface for her TARDIS.

  • Lee

    November 15th, 2014 - 1:07pm

    Re the engagements thing, it was 4 times not 3 I forgot about him accidentally getting engaged to Marilyn Monroe at a party, said he was off to get married but don’t know if he followed through on that one. So he definately married Elisabeth the 1st and River Song. Presumably, given he’d had family on Gallifrey when he left with his grandaughter Susan he had been married there too, or whatever their equivalent is. Or at least in a relationship of some sort. Unless of course, Jenny,his biological accident daughter, somehow goes back in time to Gallifrey and has a daughter called Susan. Now that would be an intersting plot twist. So I think it is a reasonable assumption that time Lord society has simularities to our own. Unless of course he’s just doing it to “fit in”.

  • Lee

    November 14th, 2014 - 1:33pm

    Males have X-Y chromosomes. Females X-X chromosomes. Comparison of human DNA has shown male DNA to be 99.9% identical to other male DNA. Similarly female-to-female DNA comparison shows the same 99.9%. However, males and female human DNA is only 98.5% genetically identical. That DNA is incorporated into every cell of the body.

    The Doctor, (according to the movie) is half human on his mothers’ side. So his genetic makeup must have some part human DNA. Regeneration, as the name implies is the regeneration of existing DNA, not the replacement of it. Therefore if born male it follows it is not possible to regenerate into a female without the addition at some point of the female chromosone from some outside source. Unless of course Gallifreyans carry both sets of chromosomes and can somehow switch one set on or off at the moment of regeneration, which seems a bit implausible to me.

    The Doctor however has exhibited absolutely no control over his regeneration process, certainly not the degree of control Romana seemed to possess, picking different bodies every few second before deciding on a copy of Princess Astra, maybe because of his half human DNA. So I would say that the Doctor hasn’t got the ability to become female without assistance, Sisterhood of Karn for instance.

  • Lee

    November 10th, 2014 - 12:40am

    Well OK the moon is a giant egg of some space fairing dragon thing that gestates for millions of years and is born as a fully-grown adult egg laying dragon thing. And the egg it lays isn’t polished like a billiard ball it’s covered in exactly the same craters etc as the previous egg that it hatched from.
    In 2039 the Mexicans build a moon base and even though in 2049 there is no space flight/astronauts or space program of any kind by 2050 the Germans have launched their 10th mission to the moon. Though obviously it’s the new moon/egg. By the mid 2050’s there’s a weather control station built. (Which gets attacked by Cybermen in 2070). Oh and some time before she lands on Mars in 2058 Adelaide Brooke lands on the Moon. So in 9 years we go from no space program and no trained astronauts to building a base on Mars. Yep that’s totally credible.

    As for the question of Time Lords or should I say Gallifreyans concept of relationships. The Doctor happily leaves Leela (and K9) to stay on Gallifrey to be in a relationship with Andred. The Doctor has a granddaughter and has been engaged three times we know of, granted once was by accident to an Aztec woman, so the Doctor at least and of course Andred have some concept of “partners”.

    Now back onto the original gripe, the Master throughout all his lives has shown little more than contempt to every woman he’s met, even Time Ladies like the Rani, not to mention his wife, so why would he chose to regenerate into something that he would feel is inferior, to himself? Doesn’t make any sense at all.

  • 100,000BC

    November 7th, 2014 - 4:39pm

    Perhaps the egg/moon had already been laid and was left for whatever reason floating in the middle of space, seemingly an asteroid to whoever could monitor it, and it eventually came into the orbit of the Earth.

    And we don’t know what time lord society is like, maybe they are only expected to stay with a partner for one regeneration. Maybe they don’t have partners as such, or maybe this gender-defying regeneration is a result of the Master’s biological messing, body-swapping, slime-snake-morphing and general all-round abuse of his own body.

  • Lee

    November 7th, 2014 - 3:06pm

    Granted in the case of the Daleks there’s been a bit of lateral thinking involved in their origins. What happened to the Dals? Were the Dals the remnants of Kaled survivors after the destruction of the dome or the ancestors of the Kaleds, thus, in a round about way evolving into the Daleks? Who knows. The Thals that Hartnels Doctor encountered only had sketchy records and had been wandering around Skaro for years. Maybe Thals and Dals were just Tribe names? All I’m saying is they had already re-established the Silurian history through previous episodes of the current (modern)Doctor Who, so not only is an egg laying creature from outer space in direct contradiction to original DW its also contradicting the current series. That kind of writing, with all due respect, is just plain stupid.

  • cyber

    November 7th, 2014 - 12:51am

    mostly going to the master

  • yognot

    November 6th, 2014 - 2:44pm

    Cj, thanks for letting me know it was right 🙂

  • The Moffat Paradox

    November 4th, 2014 - 1:50pm

    Nothing against Missy.Quite the opposite,think Michelle Gomez is fabulous,in what I think has been the BEST series since 2005 to date.Just not totally sold having her character as the Master IF she really is the Master and concerned this restarts the “lets make the next Doctor a woman” regardless of whether thats just a plain daft idea bandwagon again.

    Though I wouldn’t be suprised if the bookies now started giving odds on that.

  • sammyboi101

    November 4th, 2014 - 7:12am

    Who do you think Seb is? Just Missy’s assistant or more then that?

  • Anonymous

    November 4th, 2014 - 7:10am

    Give Missy a chance!

  • The Moffat Paradox

    November 3rd, 2014 - 8:53pm

    Does say in Tardis Core Wiki that The Corsair and his switching of genders is discussed by the fourth Doctor and Rommana in the Gareth Roberts novelisation of Shada.So wether Niel Gaiman in writing The Doctor’s Wife got this from that book or not which itself is from a never made into episodes script by Douglas Adams for the original series is for others to verify.

    In “The Brilliant Book” Neil Gaiman gives a backdground to the character saying 7 of his 9 regerations were male.So we might speculate that transgender regeneration IS possible but rare.(Assuming a Gallifreyan has any direct influence over this.)It`s maybe also possible the Sisterhood of Karn could have helped The Corsair switch gender which wouldn’t make them “conventional regenerations”.Just as the 8th Doctor didn’t want a convential regeneration so he could become the War Doctor.

    Some explanation of how The Master exactly became Missy and wether the events protrayed in “The End Of Time” have been erased by what happened in the TDOTD would be desirable in any event.As well as wether the Doctor is really that phased by this switching of gender.

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