In this adventure: The Doctor's darkest secret is revealed on the fields of Trenzalore.
Clara: I don't know where I am. It's like I'm breaking into a million pieces, and there's only one thing I remember. I have to save the Doctor. He always looks different. I always know it's him. Sometimes I think I am everywhere at once, running ever second, just to find him. Just to save him. But he never hears me, almost never. I blew into this world on a leaf, I'm still blow, I don't think I'll ever land. I'm Clara Oswald, I'm the impossible girl, I was born to save the Doctor.
Clarence: Do you hear the Whispermen? The Whispermen are near. If you hear the Whispermen then turn away your ear. Do not hear the Whispermen, whatever else you do. For once you've heard the Whispermen they'll stop. And look at you.
Jenny: Oh. I like the new desktop.
Vastra: Mmm. I was getting a little bored of the Taj Mahal. The tea should be superb. It's drawn from one of my favorite memories. Strax! Good of you to join us.
Strax: It better be important. I was in the middle of destroying some very pleasant primitives.
Vastra: I apologise for the interruption, but there is urgent news concerning the Doctor.
Strax: Who else is coming?
Vastra: The women.
Vastra: Glad you could make it.
Clara: Where am I?
Jenny: Exactly where you were, but sleeping.
Vastra: Time travel has always been possible in dreams. We are awaiting only one more participant.
Strax: Oh no. Not the one with the gigantic head.
Jenny: It's hair, Strax.
Strax: Hmph. Hair.
Jenny: Someone's broken in. Someone's with us. I can hear them.
Vastra: Jenny, are you all right?
Jenny: Sorry, ma'am, so sorry. So sorry, so sorry. I think I've been murdered.
Clara: What are you doing?
The Doctor: Oh! Um, Mr. Maitland went next door so I said I'd look after the kids. They wanted to go to the cinema, but I said no, I said no, not until you wake up. I was very firm.
Clara: At which point they suggested Blind Man's Bluff.
The Doctor: Yes. Where are they?
Clara: At the cinema.
The Doctor: The little... Daleks!
The Doctor: I'm linking you in to the TARDIS telepathic circuit. Won't hurt a bit.
The Doctor: I lied.
Clara: Okay, what is Trenzalore? Is that your big secret?
The Doctor: No.
Clara: Okay, what then?
The Doctor: When you are a time traveller there is one place you must never go. One place in all of space and time you must never, ever find yourself.
The Doctor: You didn't listen, did you? You lot never do! That's the problem. "The Doctor has a secret he will take to the grave. It is discovered." He wasn't talking about my secret. No no no, that's not what's been found. He was talking about my grave. Trenzalore is where I'm buried.
The Doctor: Okay, so that's where I end up. Always thought maybe I'd retire. Take up watercolors or beekeeping or something. Apparently not.
Clara: It's a hell of a monument.
The Doctor: It's the TARDIS.
Clara: I can see that.
The Doctor: No. When a TARDIS is dying, sometimes the dimension dams start breaking down. They used to call it a size leak. All the bigger-on-the-inside starts leaking to the outside. It grows. When I say that's the TARDIS I don't mean it looks like the TARDIS, I mean it actually is the TARDIS. My TARDIS from the future. What else would they bury me in?
Strax: This place is surrounded! Lay down your weapons and your deaths will be merciful! This planet is now property of the Sontaran Empire! Surrender your women and your intellectuals!
Dr. Simeon: It was a minor skirmish by the Doctor's blood-soaked standards. Not exactly the Time War, but enough to finish him. In the end it was too much for the old man.
Jenny: Blood soaked?
Vastra: The Doctor has been many things, but never blood-soaked.
Dr. Simeon: Tell that to the leader of the Sycorax, or Solomon the Trader, or the Cybermen, or the Daleks. The Doctor lives his life in darker hues, day upon day. And he will have other names before the end. Storm. The Beast. The Valeyard.
Vastra: Even if any of this were true, which I take the liberty of doubting, how did you come by this information?
Dr. Simeon: I am information.
Clara: I have to go in there.
The Doctor: Please. Please. No.
Clara: But this is what I've already done. You've already seen me do it. I'm the impossible girl. And this is why.
River: Whatever you're thinking of doing, don't.
Clara: If I step in there, what happens?
River: The time winds will tear you into a million pieces. A million versions of you, living and dying all over time and space. Like echoes.
Clara: But the echoes could save the Doctor, right?
River: But they won't be you. The real you will die. They'll just be copies.
Clara: But they'll be real enough to save him. It's like my mum said, "The soufflé isn't the soufflé. The soufflé is the recipe." It's the only way to save him, isn't it?
Vastra: The stars are going out! And Jenny and Strax are dead. There must be something we can do.
Clara: Well how about that? I'm soufflé girl after all.
The Doctor: No. Please.
Clara: If this works get out of here as fast as you can. And spare me a thought now and then.
The Doctor: No. Clara!
Clara: In fact, you know what? Run. Run, you clever boy. And remember me.
Clara: I don't know where I am.
The Doctor: Clara!
Clara: I just know I'm running. Sometimes it's like I've lived a thousand lives in a thousand places. I'm born, I live, I die. And always, there's the Doctor. Always I'm running to save the Doctor. Again and again and again. And he hardly ever hears me. But I've always been there. Right from the very beginning. Right from the day he started running.
Clara: I don't know where I am. I don't know where I'm going or where I've been. I was born to save the Doctor. But the Doctor is safe now. I'm the impossible girl, and my story is done.
Clara: Doctor? Doctor! Please! Please! I don't know where I am.
The Doctor: Clara. You can hear me. I know you can.
Clara: I can't see you.
The Doctor: I'm everywhere. You're inside my time stream. Everything around you is me.
Clara: I can see you. All your different faces are here.
The Doctor: Those are my ghosts, my past. Every good day, every bad day.
Clara: Who's that?
The Doctor: Never mind. Let's get back.
Clara: Who is he?
The Doctor: He's me. There's only me here, that's the point. Now let's get back.
Clara: But I never saw that one. I saw all of you. Eleven faces. All of them you. The Doctor: I said he was me. I never said he was the Doctor.
Clara: But I don't understand.
The Doctor: My name, my real name, that is not the point. The name I chose is the Doctor. The name you choose, it's like, it's like a promise you make. He's the one who broke the promise. Clara? Clara! He is my secret.
The Forgotten Doctor: What I did, I did without choice.
The Doctor: I know.
The Forgotten Doctor: In the name of peace and sanity.
The Doctor: But not in the name of the Doctor.