Rate & Discuss: The Girl Who Died
Captured by Vikings, the Doctor and Clara must help protect their village from Space Warriors from the future: the Mire. Outnumbered and outgunned, their fate seems inevitable. So why is the Doctor preoccupied with a single Viking girl?
Two fandoms collided tonight as Maisie Williams joined forces with the Doctor and Clara in a valiant Viking escapade with Space Warriors from the future. Because why the hell not?!
In The Girl Who Died, the Game of Thrones star well and truly left her mysterious mark on the Doctor Who universe as the enigmatic Ashildr who wasted no time in challenging our leading Time Lord in an unexpected way. We’ve known that she’d be full of surprises from the get-go, of course, since her character has previously been billed as a “significant role”, but was it worth the wait and did your own theory about her prove to be correct?
Meanwhile, the latest episode introduced us to a brand new and terrifying monster, in the form of the murderous Mire, but is the story itself destined to go down in history? Let us know what you made of Series 9’s latest offering by voting, rating and commenting below.
NOTE: This discussion will NOT be spoiler monitored so please do not read the comments if you haven’t seen The Girl Who Died. You have been warned!