‘Yes yes yes,’ said the Doctor, jumping to his feet and rubbing his brow. ‘All very persuasive, if it wasn’t entirely impossible. I’m very much afraid we’ll have to go and see that city for ourselves.’
‘What, join the expedition?’ asked Fitz, visions of the great explorers he read about as a boy flitting through his mind. Scott, Amundsen, Howberry and now Kreiner.
‘No no no,’ replied the Doctor, eyes burning with a perplexing excitement. ‘That would be boring, and require the wearing of mittens. No, better to go back to when the place was inhabited. We’ll just pop in for tea and currant buns.’"
The Taking of Planet 5, Simon Bucher-Jones and Mark Clapham.