i really like looking at google image searches for “firemen rescuing cats” or something because you get super cute pictures like
AND THEN THERE’S THIS ONE
"THAT’S RIGHT TWAS I that set the house ablaze!!!”
What would have worked: The Doctor makes peace with what he did, and maybe the War Doctor does it himself anyway, but 10 and 11 go off with a little more peace.
What Moffat did: LOL this defining event of this character never happened, and most of the plot of the last 7 seasons can't have happened.
"Secondly, you can spend your whole life being a story that happens to somebody else. You can twist and cram and shave down every aspect of your personality that doesn’t quite fit into the story boys have grown up expecting, but eventually, one day, you’ll wake up and want something else, and you’ll have to choose."
Laurie Penny, “I Was a Manic Pixie Dream Girl”
"The planet does not need more successful people. The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lovers of all kind."