Curiouser and curiouser! The strange young woman felt as familiar to the Doctor as his own TARDIS, though he was sure he’d never met her-in fact, she reminded him rather a lot of someone, even if memory insisted she should have vibrant red hair.
A future acquaintance, then? A traveling companion? It had been known to happen, and it seemed to fit. Well, then! Always happy to meet a friend he hasn’t met yet!
“Yes, well, I do seem to be breaking some of the major Laws of Time again. Blowing them to smithereens.” The Doctor grinned as proudly as if he’d won a month of pub quizzes.
“Hello. Would you care for a Jelly Baby?”