In just a matter of weeks, Doctor Who will be forced to bid farewell to its current Doctor. Peter Capaldi will exit the show in the show's impending Season 10 finale, and fans are already bracing for impact. The emotional episode has been the talk of Whovians since Doctor Who returned for its current season. Now, the finale's gripping synopsis has been revealed, and it does not bode well for the Doctor.
You can check out the synopsis for "The Doctor Falls" below:
"Friendship drives the Doctor into the rashest decision of his life. Trapped on a giant spaceship, caught in the event horizon of a black hole, he witnesses the death of someone he is pledged to protect. Is there any way he can redeem his mistake? Are events already out of control? For once, time is the Time Lord's enemy."
Judging by the synopsis, it looks like the Doctor will be forced to make a huge sacrifice for his human comrades. Doctor Who's newest companion Bill has been shadowing the Time Lord throughout Season 10 so far, so the quirky girl may find herself in danger. The synopsis says the Doctor is about to make the "rashest" decision of his life, and fans know that truly means something; After all, the time-traveling alien has done some truly unbelievable things in his long life.
So far, there has been no word on who BBC has brought on to take over for Capaldi as the Doctor. The network has been on the hunt for its 13th Doctor for some time, but it seems like the BBC has finally landed on a star. Just yesterday, former showrunner Russell T. Davies told fans Doctor Who has cast its new lead though he could not give any more details about the fact. Stars like Kris Marshall and Michaela Coel have been reportedly attached to the role over the months, so Doctor Who is set to surprise fans when its impending finale hits the air.
Doctor Who airs on Saturdays on BBC America. The finale of Doctor Who's 10th season will air on July 1st with "The Doctor Falls." Rachel Talalay will direct the two-part finale.
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