River really, truly scared him when she told him, with with no restraint, just how dark the path he was headed down was - so much that he attempts to entirely change the course of his life by letting the universe think he’s dead and eventually erasing his name from their records when that turned out not to be enough.
River and the Doctor + the bow tie
Oh River, River, River. More than a friend, I think
PROMPT 10- You’re not very observant are you?
“River, what do you think about Osirius Minor?” the Doctor asks, appearing at the top of the stairs.
“I think it’s highly overrated sweetie. Couldn’t we stay in just this once?”
The Doctor huffs loudly. Date night and she wants to stay in. When there are all the wonders in the universe on offer, why on earth would she want to stay in? He decides to ignore her; entice her with another suggestion.
Very late contribution to the Moffat Appreciation Day Countdown
(now at moffatappreciationlife)
Day 3: Favourite Ship - River Song/the Doctor
Because there couldn’t be a single doubt in the world that they are in love with each other, even if we never see him tell her explicitely.
'Come on you, let's go and see the stars'.