martha jones is my favorite doctor
Complaining that Moffat’s companions (or RTD’s, for that matter) are ‘all the same character’ just because they have some heroic traits in common is like saying that Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and Iron Man are all the same character just because they’re all brave, witty, good-hearted superheroes with no parents.
seeing the companions for the first time.
This is the truth, Doctor. You take ordinary people and you fashion them into weapons.
Martha Jones was born in 1986. She had an older sister named Tish and younger brother, Leo. When she was a child, Leo pushed Martha off the swing and broke her arm. Going in the ambulance and having her arm plastered fascinated her, which is when she decided she wanted to become a doctor.
where do you want to start?
"So what’s he like? In the future, I mean. Because you know him in the future, don’t you?" - "The Doctor? Well, the Doctor is the Doctor…”
#the contrasts here are so striking#one time she is telling him that he is loved#one time that he is feared#once she specifically calls him a man and not a god#once she can’t help but to make that analogy#when the full weight of what loving him means becomes clear#she’s seen all the sides of him#and that is what makes her perspective on who he is so interesting