10. Thoughts of a Time Lady
No matter how hard she tried, Lilith was not able to get the Ood Sigma’s words out of her head— I think you song must end soon, every song must end— nor could she forget the expression on her father’s face when the Ood had said it. Confusion. Curiosity. Shock. Fear?
If there was one thing the tenth incarnation of the Doctor was good at, it was running. Lilith was born on the run. She spent with first half of a century of her life with her parents on the run from the end of the Doctor’s song. She remembered with clarity the fear in his face when he knew that the end had come.
Why was she thinking about that, anyway? Donna had only just joined them; it would be years, over one hundred, until the end of his song caught up with the Doctor. Why had Ood Sigma brought it up so soon in the Doctor’s current life? More to the point, what was with the way he said their names?
It was important. Lilith could tell from the way memories were knocking against the barriers in her mind, the way they did when there was something she should know. The DoctorDonna, Sigma had said. The phrase sent a thrill though her, conflicting with the pang of sadness that followed. It was important, so important. The most important thing in the universe.
Though that’s a bit dramatic.
What was go important about Donna Noble?