THE EMISSARY OF DEATH
Episode Three

© 1998, Lee Ruby.



EPISODE THREE





                                  1.  EXT.  ANOTHER ALLEY.  NIGHT. 


                                       (AS THE DOCTOR STANDS 


                                       OVER ACE READY TO STRIKE,


                                       ACE FINDS A SHORT PLANK


                                       NEAR HER. 


                                       SHE PICKS UP THE PLANK 


                                       AND FENDS OFF THE DOCTOR


                                       BY HITTING HIM IN THE


                                       STOMACH AND THE HEAD. 


                                       AS ACE HITS THE DOCTOR IN 


                                       THE HEAD, A SMALL PORTION


                                       OF THE DOCTOR'S FACE,


                                       FALLS TO THE GROUND. ACE


                                       SEES THIS. IT IS A MASK. 


                                       THE RIPPER, HOLDING HIS 


                                       HEAD AND TRYING TO HIDE


                                       THE HOLE IN HIS MASK,


                                       STUMBLES AWAY FROM ACE AND


                                       MOVES OUT OF THE ALLEY. 


                                       ACE GETS UP CARRYING THE 


                                       PLANK, AND PICKS UP THE


                                       PIECE OF MASK LEFT BEHIND


                                       BY THE RIPPER. SHE LOOKS


                                       AT IT AS SHE SLOWLY WALKS


                                       TO THE MOUTH OF  THE


                                       ALLEY.) 





                                   2.  EXT.  BACK STREET.  NIGHT. 


                                        (AS SHE EXITS THE ALLEY, 


                                        THE DOCTOR GRABS HER


                                        FROM BEHIND.) 


                                    THE DOCTOR : I thought  I told you  to 


                                    stay inside. 


                                       (ACE RAISES THE PLANK, 


                                       THEN RETHINKS, AND


                                       LOWERS THE PLANK AGAIN.) 


                                    ACE : Is it really you, Doctor?


                                    THE DOCTOR : Well,  who else would   it 


                                    be?  I  heard   a  scream  and   came


                                    running. What happened? 


                                    ACE : I was attacked. 


                                    THE DOCTOR : By the Ripper?


                                    ACE : Yes.


                                    THE DOCTOR : What did he look like?


                                    ACE : You.


                                    THE DOCTOR : What?


                                    ACE : He looked like you. Dressed  the 


                                    same and everything. He was wearing a


                                    mask that  made  him look  like  you.


                                    Look, some of it fell off when I  hit


                                    him. 


                                       (ACE GIVES THE PIECE OF MASK 


                                       TO THE DOCTOR. HE LOOKS


                                       AT IT, AND NODS HIS HEAD.) 


                                    THE DOCTOR : Just as I thought.  Did 


                                    you see which way he went? 


                                    ACE : I saw him  turn left out of  the 


                                    alley. 


                                    THE DOCTOR : Right, I  want you to  go 


                                    back to the house   


                                    ACE : But Professor  


                                    THE DOCTOR : Don't argue now, Ace.  Go 


                                    back to the house, wait with  Parkes,


                                    and do  what  we  discussed  earlier.


                                    Alright? 


                                    ACE : Alright, Doctor.


                                    THE DOCTOR : Good girl. Now go.


                                    ACE : What about you?


                                    THE DOCTOR :  I'll  be  alright.  Just 


                                    stick to  the plan.  Try to  convince


                                    them of the  truth when they  arrive.


                                    Hurry, go! 


                                       (ACE TURNS AND RUNS 


                                       BACK TOWARDS THE HOUSE. 


                                       THE DOCTOR, ONCE 


                                       SATISFIED ACE IS ON HER 


                                       WAY, RUNS DOWN THE 


                                       STREET AFTER THE RIPPER..) 





                                   3.  EXT.  SIDE STREET..  NIGHT. 


                                       (THE DOCTOR STOPS AT 


                                       A CORNER, TO SURVEY


                                       THE STREET. 


                                       AT THE FAR END OF 


                                       THE STREET, THE RIPPER


                                       STILL SUFFERING FROM THE


                                       BLOW TO THE HEAD, SLOWLY


                                       TURNS ANOTHER CORNER. 


                                       THE DOCTOR SEES THE 


                                       RIPPER TURN THE CORNER,


                                       AND HE RUNS AFTER


                                       HIM.) 





                                   4.  EXT.  ANOTHER BACK STREET.  NIGHT. 


                                       (THE DOCTOR TURNS THE 


                                       CORNER TO SEE THE RIPPER


                                       SLOWLY WALKING ALONG THE


                                       STREET. 


                                       THE RIPPER HAS HEARD THE 


                                       FOOTSTEPS AND TURNS


                                       AROUND TO SEE WHO IS


                                       FOLLOWING HIM. 


                                       THE DOCTOR IS AMAZED 


                                       TO SEE HIS OWN FACE


                                       LOOKING BACK AT HIM. 


                                       AS THE RIPPER SEES THE 


                                       DOCTOR, HE BEGINS TO RUN


                                       DOWN THE STREET. THE DOCTOR


                                       RUNS AFTER THE RIPPER. 


                                       AFTER A SHORT CHASE, 


                                       THE RIPPER STOPS RUNNING


                                       AND ENTERS ONE OF THE


                                       GAS STREET LIGHTS  


                                       HIS TARDIS. 


                                       THE DOCTOR HAS GAINED ON 


                                       THE RIPPER, AND DIVES INTO


                                       THE TARDIS AFTER HIM.) 


 


 


                                    5.  INT.  RIPPER'S TARDIS.  NIGHT. 


                                       (THE DOCTOR TACKLES THE 


                                       RIPPER TO THE FLOOR,


                                       AND TURNS HIM OVER.) 


                                    THE DOCTOR : I always suspected  these 


                                    murders   could   only   have    been


                                    committed by someone like you. But it


                                    never occurred to me that it was you!


                                    Then you gave  yourself away. When  I


                                    arrived at  the scene  of the  second


                                    murder, I  heard  the sound  of  your


                                    TARDIS  dematerializing.  I  realized


                                    then   who   was   committing   these


                                    appalling crimes. 


                                       (THE RIPPER SAYS NOTHING.)


                                    Come on,  enough  of this  facade.  I 


                                    know who you are.  I know you're  the


                                    Master. Take off the mask. 


                                       (THE DOCTOR STANDS TO LET 


                                       THE RIPPER GET TO HIS


                                       FEET.) 


                                    RIPPER : So  you think  you're  smart, 


                                    Doctor. You feel you have solved this


                                    whole mystery? Well  I'm afraid  that


                                    you are  only  half correct  in  your


                                    assumptions. 


                                    THE DOCTOR :  Stop  playing  games,  I 


                                    know it's  you.  Who  else,  but  the


                                    Master would do such a thing? 


                                    RIPPER : Who else indeed, Doctor?


                                       (THE RIPPER PULLS OFF 


                                        HIS MASK. THE DOCTOR TAKES


                                        A STEP BACK IN SURPRISE. IT


                                        IS THE VALEYARD.) 


                                    THE DOCTOR : No!


                                    VALEYARD : Why yes, Doctor. As you now 


                                    see, it's not  the Master  committing


                                    the crimes. It  is, in  all point  of


                                    fact, yourself!! 


                                    THE DOCTOR : No,  it can't be.  You're 


                                    dead. 


                                    VALEYARD : Ah, but  it is, my  friend. 


                                    And you can  see, I'm  not dead.  The


                                    Valeyard has returned. 


                                    THE DOCTOR : But  why? Why, would  you 


                                    go to all this trouble of taking  the


                                    Ripper murders out  of their  correct


                                    time stream  and committing  them  on


                                    different dates?  Surely not  out  of


                                    revenge? 


                                    VALEYARD : I  shall say  this  slowly, 


                                    Doctor, so even you can understand. I


                                    am the Keeper of the Matrix,  another


                                    piece of information you are  unaware


                                    of. As the keeper,  I have access  to


                                    all the  flight paths  of TARDIS'  in


                                    all of  time. Surely,  by now  it  is


                                    obvious that if I incriminated you in


                                    five murders, and the tampering  with


                                    history, I could strip the Presidency


                                    of the High Council from you. 


                                    THE DOCTOR :  A  position,  no  doubt, 


                                    that you would readily fill. 


                                    VALEYARD : Naturally. I now have  many 


                                    followers on Gallifrey, and I am in a


                                    position to  do what  I have  stated,


                                    giving   me   supreme   power    over


                                    Gallifrey. 


                                    THE  DOCTOR :   Why   did   you   come 


                                    personally? You  could have  tampered


                                    with the Matrix  on Gallifrey.  There


                                    was no need for you to come to  Earth


                                    and commit the murders yourself. 


                                    VALEYARD : That's true, Doctor. But it 


                                    would have  been  a  hollow  victory.


                                    Doing   it    my    way    guarantees


                                    satisfaction. Once you were convicted


                                    of the  murders,  I was  planning  to


                                    show myself, to let you know who  had


                                    finally destroyed you! 


                                    THE DOCTOR : Why this planet?


                                    VALEYARD : You have  an affection  for 


                                    this planet, do you not? At random, I


                                    picked one of your visits here. I see


                                    no reason why you favour it. It's too


                                    primitive and  dull. But  I shall  be


                                    rid of  this planet,  and you,  in  a


                                    short time. 


                                    THE DOCTOR :  But you  can't  possibly 


                                    succeed with your  plan. You've  only


                                    committed two  murders out  of  five.





                                    And I'm here to  make sure you  don't


                                    commit any more! 


                                    VALEYARD : Very  gallant of  you.  But 


                                    you're wrong  again,  Doctor.  You're


                                    too late. I've already committed  the


                                    double  murder  tonight.  I  did   it


                                    earlier than  planned, just  in  case


                                    you were on to  me. There's only  one


                                    murder left for me to commit, and  as


                                    I was returning, I saw Ace. 


                                    THE DOCTOR : How did  you know it  was 


                                    Ace? 


                                    VALEYARD : Come  now,  Doctor.  Surely 


                                    you haven't forgotten? We're both the


                                    same person. You're a part of me, and


                                    I'm a part of you. Remember? She  was


                                    my companion too. 


                                    THE DOCTOR : Why  did you attack  her? 


                                    She's not one of the five victims. 


                                    VALEYARD : Oh,  I know  that,  Doctor. 


                                    Butt I know  more about  Ace than  you


                                    do. I know what  will become of  her.


                                    She was fair game, after all. Anyway,


                                    I'm beginning to  enjoy my new  role,


                                    it's all quite satisfying. Revenge is


                                    now only secondary. 


                                    THE DOCTOR : You're mad!


                                    VALEYARD : What's your point?


                                       (THE DOCTOR RUSHES THE 


                                       VALEYARD, BUT THE


                                       VALEYARD IS ABLE TO FEND


                                       HIM OFF.. THE DOCTOR FALLS


                                       TO THE  GROUND. THE VALEYARD


                                       RUNS OUT OF THE TARDIS. 


                                       THE DOCTOR SLOWLY GETS 


                                       UP AND RUNS OUT OF THE


                                       TARDIS AFTER THE VALEYARD.) 





                                   6.  EXT.  ANOTHER BACK STREET.  NIGHT. 


                                       (THE DOCTOR RUNS ONTO 


                                       THE STREET AND LOOKS 


                                       AROUND, THE VALEYARD 


                                       IS NOWHERE TO BE SEEN.) 


                                   THE DOCTOR : Damn! 





                                   7.  INT.  LOUNGE ROOM.  NIGHT. 


                                       (ABBERLINE, JOHN, AND 


                                       THREE CONSTABLES ARE


                                       STANDING IN THE LOUNGE


                                       ROOM ARGUING WITH PARKES


                                       AND ACE. 


                                       ACE MANAGES TO GET THEIR 


                                       ATTENTION WITH ONE, SHARP


                                       WHISTLE.) 


                                    ACE : We have no  time to waste.  I've 


                                    tried to explain to you what's  going


                                    on, and you'll have to believe me. Do


                                    not arrest the Doctor, listen to him! 


                                    ABBERLINE : Dear girl,  your story  is 


                                    quite  imaginative.  I  suggest   you


                                    write books and not waste police time


                                    and money. 


                                       (THE DOCTOR STORMS IN, 


                                       OUT OF BREATH. THE


                                       POLICE TRY TO GRAB THE


                                       DOCTOR, BUT HE FIGHTS


                                       THEM OFF.) 


                                    THE DOCTOR : Listen, listen to me, all 


                                    of you. 


                                    ABBERLINE : No, you listen to me  


                                    THE DOCTOR : Oh,  be quiet  Inspector, 


                                    and listen  for  a  change!  You  are


                                    looking for a man who is wearing  the


                                    same garments  as myself,  but has  a


                                    different face. 


                                    JOHN : Not more stories!


                                    THE DOCTOR : Listen. I know where this 


                                    murderer is headed. If we don't  stop


                                    him  soon,   he'll   commit   another


                                    murder. He is desperate now, he  must


                                    complete what he has set out to do. 


                                    ABBERLINE : Look  you, I've  had  just 


                                    about enough  of  these  stories.  We 


                                    know  who  we're  looking  for.  He's 


                                    standing in  this room.  Another  two


                                    murders have been committed  tonight,


                                    while you were out of police custody.


                                    If  that  doesn't  prove  you're  the


                                    murderer,   then   my   name's    not


                                    Frederick George  Abberline.  So,  do


                                    not  waste  my  time  with   childish


                                    games, sir. 


                                    THE DOCTOR : Listen to me,  Inspector. 


                                    Can you afford to  take the risk  and


                                    let another woman die? Another murder


                                    on your back? At least go and call on


                                    the address. If nothing happens,  you


                                    can  arrest  me  then,  and  I'll  go


                                    quietly. 


                                       (JOHN AND ABBERLINE LOOK 


                                       AT EACH OTHER.) 


                                    ABBERLINE : Alright,  Doctor, tell  us 


                                    what you know. 





                                   8.  EXT.  SIDE STREET.  NIGHT. 


                                       (THE VALEYARD WALKS ALONG 


                                        A LONELY SIDE STREET.) 





                                   9.  INT.  LOUNGE ROOM.  NIGHT. 


                                    THE DOCTOR : He's on his way to Dorset 


                                    Street, and  he must  be stopped.  We


                                    have to get to the scene of the crime


                                    as  soon   as  possible,   preferably


                                    before the Valeyard. 





                                   10.  EXT.   DORSET STREET.  NIGHT. 


                                       (THE VALEYARD TURNS A 


                                       CORNER AND WALKS DOWN


                                       THE STREET. ON THE SIDE


                                       OF THE CORNER BUILDING


                                       IS THE STREET NAME  


                                       DORSET STREET.) 





                                   11.  INT.  LOUNGE ROOM.  NIGHT. 


                                    THE DOCTOR : So  if we  all split  up, 


                                    and cover  every  possible  route  to


                                    Dorset Street,  we  may  be  able  to 


                                    capture him before  he gets  anywhere 


                                    near the  girl.  You all  know  which


                                    route you are taking? 


                                      (THEY ALL NOD.)


                                    Right, let's get going! 





                                   12.  EXT.  DORSET STREET.  NIGHT. 


                                        (THE VALEYARD KNOCKS ON 


                                        AN OLD WOODEN DOOR.) 





                                   13.  EXT.  ALLEY.  NIGHT. 


                                        (ABBERLINE, JOHN AND 


                                        THE CONSTABLES RUN


                                        THROUGH THE ALLEY


                                        AND FIND THEIR WAY


                                        BLOCKED BY A STUBBORN


                                        HORSE AND CART. 


                                        THEY TURN AROUND AND 


                                        RUN BACK UP THE ALLEY.) 





                                   14.  EXT.  BACK STREET.  NIGHT. 


                                        (PARKES AND ACE RUN  DOWN 


                                        THE STREET. ACE IS CARRYING


                                        HER BASEBALL BAT. PARKES


                                        HAS TROUBLE KEEPING UP


                                        WITH ACE, AND SHE HAS TO


                                        KEEP STOPPING AND WAITING


                                        FOR HIM TO CATCH UP.) 





                                    15.  EXT.  DORSET STREET.  NIGHT. 


                                        (THE WOODEN DOOR OPENS. 


                                        MARY KELLY TAKES ONE LOOK


                                        AT THE VALEYARD AND


                                        SMILES.) 


                                   KELLY : Evenin' Guv. Want to come in?


                                       (THE WOMAN STEPS BACK, 


                                       AND THE VALEYARD ENTERS


                                       THE HOUSE. 


                                       FROM AROUND THE CORNER, 


                                       THE DOCTOR SPRINTS INTO


                                       DORSET STREET.) 


    


 


                                   16.  INT.  KELLY'S ROOM.  NIGHT. 


                                       (THE ROOM HAS A DILAPIDATED 


                                       BED IN THE CORNER, AND A


                                       SINK OPPOSITE. 


                                       WITH HIS BACK TO KELLY, 


                                       THE VALEYARD TAKES FROM


                                       HIS JACKET THE KNIFE. HE


                                       MOVES OVER TO THE DOOR


                                       AND LOCKS IT. THEN HE


                                       TURNS AROUND AND SLOWLY


                                       WALKS TOWARDS KELLY. 


                                       KELLY SITS ON THE BED. 


                                       UNAWARE OF THE VALEYARD


                                       APPROACHING FROM BEHIND.) 





                                   17.  EXT.  DORSET STREET.  NIGHT. 


                                       (THE DOCTOR RUNS PAST 


                                       THE DOOR THE VALEYARD


                                       ENTERED.) 





                                    18.  INT.  KELLY'S ROOM.  NIGHT. 


                                       (KELLY TURNS AROUND TO 


                                       SEE THE VALEYARD COMING


                                       TOWARDS HER WITH THE KNIFE.


                                       SHE SCREAMS.) 





                                   19.  EXT.  DORSET STREET.  NIGHT. 


                                       (THE DOCTOR HEARS THE 


                                       SCREAM AND REVERSES HIS


                                       DIRECTION. HE GOES BACK


                                       TO KELLY'S DOOR. 


                                       THE DOCTOR TRIES THE 


                                       KNOB, BUT IT IS LOCKED.


                                       THERE IS ANOTHER SCREAM.


                                       THE DOCTOR TRIES TO BREAK


                                       DOWN THE DOOR. AFTER A


                                       FEW GOOD RAMS, THE DOOR


                                       BUCKLES AND THE DOCTOR


                                       CHARGES INTO THE HOUSE.) 





                                   20.  INT.  KELLY'S ROOM.  NIGHT. 


                                       (THE VALEYARD, STANDING OVER 


                                       KELLY ABOUT TO KILL  HER, 


                                       SWINGS AROUND TO FACE THE 


                                       DOCTOR. THE  VALEYARD


                                       HAS NO TIME TO REACT AS


                                       THE DOCTOR CONTINUES


                                       HIS CHARGE IN THE


                                       DIRECTION OF THE VALEYARD


                                       AND TACKLES HIM SOLIDLY. 


                                       THEY BOTH FALL TO THE 


                                       FLOOR, AND THE KNIFE


                                       IS KNOCKED FROM THE


                                       VALEYARD'S HAND. 


                                       KELLY RUNS OUT OF 


                                       THE HOUSE YELLING


                                       "MURDER". 


                                       THE VALEYARD FIGHTS 


                                       THE DOCTOR AND THEY


                                       BOTH MOVE SLOWLY


                                       TOWARDS THE KNIFE. 


                                       THE STRENGTH OF THE 


                                       VALEYARD IS GREATER


                                       THAN THAT OF THE DOCTOR,


                                       AND HE MANAGES TO GRAB


                                       THE KNIFE. 


                                       THE VALEYARD PINS THE 


                                       DOCTOR TO THE FLOOR


                                       AND RAISES THE KNIFE.) 


                                    VALEYARD : This  was  not part  of  my 


                                    original plan, Doctor.  But it  seems


                                    everything  will  turn  out  for  the


                                    best. I'm  going  to kill  two  birds


                                    with one stone. (HE LAUGHS)  Good-bye,


                                    Doctor. 


                                       (ACE RUNS INTO THE ROOM 


                                       AND SEES THE FIGHT IN


                                       PROGRESS. TAKING HER


                                       BASEBALL BAT, SHE


                                       STRIKES THE VALEYARD


                                       ON THE HEAD. THE


                                       VALEYARD DROPS THE


                                       KNIFE AND FALLS TO THE


                                       FLOOR UNCONSCIOUS. 


                                       THE DOCTOR LOOKS AT 


                                       ACE AND SMILES.) 


                                    THE DOCTOR : Well done, Ace.


                                    ACE : Thanks, Professor.


                                       (ABBERLINE, JOHN AND 


                                       THE CONSTABLES ENTER


                                       THE ROOM.) 


                                    THE DOCTOR : There you are, Inspector, 


                                    Jack the Ripper. And to make your day


                                    easier, you  even have  the  intended


                                    victim as a witness. 


                                    ABBERLINE : It seems you were correct, 


                                    Doctor. We found the girl at the  end


                                    of the  street. She's  hysterical  at


                                    the moment, but we'll get her to talk


                                    once she's calmed  down. I believe  I


                                    owe you an apology, and a great  deal


                                    of thanks. 


                                    THE DOCTOR : Think nothing of it,  but 


                                    make sure  he gets  what's coming  to


                                    him. 


                                    ABBERLINE : Oh  he  will,  Doctor.  He 


                                    will. 


                                       (THE POLICE GRAB THE 


                                       VALEYARD, AND DRAG HIM


                                       FROM THE ROOM. 


                                       PARKES ENTERS, TOTALLY 


                                       OUT OF BREATH.) 


                                    PARKES :  Did  I  miss  anything,  old 


                                    chap? 


                                       (THE DOCTOR AND ACE 


                                       LAUGH.) 


                                    THE DOCTOR : Come  on Alexander,  I'll 


                                    tell you all about  it over a cup  of


                                    tea. 


                                       (THEY LEAVE THE ROOM.) 





                                   21.  INT.  HOLDING CELL.  DAY. 


                                       (THE VALEYARD IS PACING 


                                       THE CELL, RUBBING THE


                                       LUMP ON HIS HEAD. 


                                       THE DOCTOR ENTERS, AND 


                                       THE VALEYARD STARES AT


                                        HIM.) 


                                    THE DOCTOR : I knew your plan wouldn't 


                                    work, and now look where you've ended


                                    up. Not a fitting home for the Keeper


                                    of the  Matrix. But  I don't  suppose


                                    you'll be the Keeper much longer. 


                                    VALEYARD :  And  why  wouldn't  I.  My 


                                    colleagues will soon look for me, and


                                    find me.  They'll  make sure  no  one


                                    will find out about this. 


                                    THE DOCTOR :  You're  too  late.  I've 


                                    already  sent  the  details  of  what


                                    you've done  to Gallifrey.  Using  my


                                    position as the President of the High


                                    Council of Time Lords, you will  find


                                    your men rounded up, and locked away,


                                    just like you. I've asked other  Time


                                    Lords  who   are  familiar  with   the


                                    Matrix, to  see if  they can  rectify


                                    your  interference   and  place   the


                                    events back  in  their  proper  time.


                                    Hopefully, the  original murders  can


                                    be placed back in their original year


                                    and  dates.  Sadly,  the  outcome  is


                                    still the same. 


                                    VALEYARD : I'll  defeat  you,  Doctor. 


                                    I'll escape from here, and I'll  hunt


                                    you down.  When I  find you,  I  will


                                    have  no  pity!  When  I  return   to


                                    Gallifrey, with the knowledge I  have


                                    of the Matrix, I'll again  re arrange


                                    the events. 


                                    THE   DOCTOR  :   You   haven't    been 


                                    listening, have you? They know  about


                                    your scheme. They know what you  did,


                                    and they will make sure the knowledge


                                    of the Matrix is taken from you!  And


                                    even if they  don't, the Matrix  will


                                    be of little  use down here,  because


                                    you have no hope of ever getting back


                                    to Gallifrey. 


                                       (THE DOCTOR LEAVES THE 


                                       CELL.) 


                                    YALEYARD : We  shall see,  Doctor.  We 





                                    shall see. 





                                   22.  EXT.  BACK STREET.  DAY. 


                                       (ABBERLINE, JOHN, ACE


                                       AND PARKES ARE 


                                       STANDING OUTSIDE THE


                                       POLICE STATION. ACE


                                       IS NOW DRESSED IN HER


                                       USUAL CLOTHES. 


                                       THE DOCTOR WALKS DOWN 


                                       THE STEPS TOWARDS THEM.) 


                                    ABBERLINE : Once again, Doctor, I must 


                                    thank you  for your  help, and  I  am


                                    sorry  we   suspected  you   of   the


                                    murders. 


                                    THE DOCTOR :  No  need  to  apologise, 


                                    Inspector. You were  only doing  your


                                    job. 


                                       (THE DOCTOR  MOVES OVER 


                                       TO PARKES.) 


                                    Thank  you  for  a  most  interesting 


                                    visit, Alexander. 


                                    PARKES :   Surely  you're  not  leaving 


                                    already, Doctor? 


                                    THE DOCTOR : Alexander, I wish I could 


                                    stay, but  I  feel  I've  had  enough


                                    adventure for this trip, and we  have


                                    a pressing engagement elsewhere. 


                                    PARKES : So  be it,  Doctor. You  will 


                                    promise to visit again? 


                                    THE DOCTOR :  Definitely,   Alexander. 


                                    See you in about ten years. 


                                    ACE : Good-bye, Alexander.


                                    PARKES : Cheerio, Miss Ace.


                                       (THE DOCTOR AND ACE 


                                       BEGIN TO WALK AWAY.


                                       ACE SEES JOHN AND STOPS.) 


                                    ACE : You  go ahead,  Doctor. I'll  be 


                                    with you in a minute. 


                                       (THE DOCTOR STOPS 


                                       WALKING, TURNS AROUND


                                       AND WATCHES ACE WALK


                                       TOWARDS JOHN.) 


                                    JOHN : So you're leaving.


                                    ACE : Yeah, I have to. 


                                    JOHN : Couldn't you stay a while.


                                    ACE :  No.  I  have  to  be  with  the 


                                    Doctor. I feel guilty about  doubting





                                    him like I did, I owe him something. 


                                    JOHN : I  suppose this  means I  won't 


                                    get to take you out to the theater to


                                    see Jeckyll and Hyde. 


                                    ACE : I've had enough of monsters  for 


                                    a while. I have to go, this isn't  my


                                    world, it's  yours.  I'm  as  out  of


                                    place in your world, as you would  be


                                    in mine. Good-bye, John. 


                                    JOHN : Good-bye Ace.


                                       (ACE TURNS AND RUNS 


                                       BACK TO THE DOCTOR.


                                       THEY RESUME THEIR WALK


                                       UP THE STREET.) 


                                    ACE : Doctor.  Who  is  the  Valeyard, 


                                    anyway? 


                                    THE DOCTOR :  Oh, Ace.  That's such  a 


                                    long story, from a  part of  my  life


                                    I'd rather forget. I'll tell you  one


                                    day. 


                                        (THE DOCTOR TOUCHES HIS 


                                        JACKET.) 


                                    Oh dear!


                                    ACE : What is it, Professor?


                                    THE  DOCTOR :  I  haven't  changed  my 


                                    clothes. We have to  go back and  get


                                    my clothes.  I  can't go  around  the


                                    galaxy in  this primitive  get up,  I


                                    need my clothes back. 


                                       (ACE PULLS THE DOCTOR'S 


                                       NORMAL CLOTHES FROM HER


                                       BACK PACK.) 


                                    Oh, Ace! You're a life saver!


                                    ACE : Again. 


                                       (THE DOCTOR TURNS AROUND 


                                       AND CALLS TO PARKES WHO IS


                                       NOW TALKING TO JOHN.) 


                                    THE DOCTOR :  Alexander!  I'll  return 


                                    the clothes on my next visit! Do  you


                                    mind? 


                                    PARKES : Don't worry, Doctor. The suit 


                                    was too small for me! Keep it! Add it


                                    to your collection!! 


                                       (THE DOCTOR NODS HIS 


                                       HEAD AND WAVES. PARKES AND


                                       ABBERLINE WAVE BACK. JOHN


                                       TURNS AWAY AND BEGINS TO


                                       WALK BACK INTO THE STATION.) 


                                    ACE : Professor?


                                    THE DOCTOR : Yes Ace?


                                    ACE : Promise me something.


                                    THE DOCTOR : Anything.


                                    ACE :  Never  leave  me  out  of  your 


                                    battles again. 


                                      (THE DOCTOR THROWS AN 


                                       ARM AROUND ACE'S


                                       SHOULDER.) 


                                    THE DOCTOR :  That's a  promise,  Ace. 


                                    That's a promise. 


                                        (ACE AND THE DOCTOR 


                                        WALK AROUND THE CORNER.) 





                                   23.  INT.  HOLDING CELL.  DAY. 


                                       (THE VALEYARD SITS 


                                       ON A CHAIR IN THE


                                       CELL. HE STARES AT


                                       THE WALL AND DOES


                                       NOT MOVE. 


                                       ABBERLINE ENTERS THE CELL. 


                                       STILL THE VALEYARD DOES


                                       NOT MOVE.) 


                                    ABBERLINE : Alright, are you ready  to 


                                    talk yet?  We've got  a witness,  the


                                    Doctor's testimony and your knife. It  


                                    won't take  me  long to work out  where 


                                    you  come from, and why you did it. So


                                    why don't you make it easier on  both


                                    of us, and tell me the whole story? 


                                       (THE VALEYARD STILL 


                                        REFUSES TO TALK.) 


                                    Alright, you're going to be stubborn. 


                                    Just remember, I've got all the  time


                                    in    the    world.    You're    just


                                    incriminating yourself further.  When


                                    you're ready to talk, I'll be here. 


                                       (ABBERLINE LEAVES THE 


                                       CELL. 


                                       THE VALEYARD MOVES HIS 


                                       GAZE TO THE DOOR. AFTER


                                       A PAUSE, HE PULLS BACK


                                       HIS SLEEVE. ATTACHED TO


                                       HIS ARM IS A SMALL DEVICE. 


                                       THE VALEYARD TAKES IT FROM 


                                       HIS ARM AND TURNS IT ON. A


                                       LIGHT BLINKS AND A HIGH


                                       PITCHED BEEPING CAN BE


                                       HEARD. 


                                       SUDDENLY, IN THE CORNER 


                                       OF THE CELL, BEHIND THE


                                       VALEYARD, HIS TARDIS


                                       MATERIALIZES. 


                                       THE VALEYARD GETS UP 


                                       FROM HIS CHAIR AND MOVES


                                       TO THE TARDIS. HE TOUCHES


                                       ITS SIDES, SMILES, AND


                                       BEGINS TO LAUGH...) 









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