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Doctor Who 2.04 – The Girl in the Fireplace

I’m burning, I’m burning, I’m burning for you! And for my lover the King of France, too. That’s okay, right?

There’s a rampage in Versailles as well-born nobles are attacked!  But not by peasants, because that would be gauche.  *flicks out fan and looks over it pointedly*  No, they’re full-faced masque-wearing 18th-century-imitating Paris-France-fashion-flaunting automatons, perhaps first cousins of the Mannequins Who Lived To Shoot or maybe next-door neighbors to the Creepy Brass-Playing Santas of the Sycorax.  “I need you now, you promised,” a buxom woman cries into a fireplace after dispatching her lover/King to his wife.  Her body is ready!  Er, it is actually, but we’ll get to that in a sec.  “It is time!”

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