And the reason she can jump is that she knows the Doctor will catch her. Her absolute trust that he will be there, he will catch her when she falls, is what enables her to prove there’s always a way out.
We’ve seen far too many fictional women made weaker by their relationships. Not River. Not ever. She gains strength from her unconditional love and trust.
logic at its finest
This is stupid though ‘cuz she’s headed for the door. He’s going further into the elevator. Even if the door isn’t open, there’s still a bit of a ledge near the door that you could stand on while bracing yourself against the railing. Once the door opens, you’d be in a good spot to exit via the door as well. What she’s going for is smarter than what he’s doing.
Also she clings to the rail, he throws his hands up. If he were to fall, he’d have nothing to hang on to, she’d at least be able to hold herself up by the rail
He’s not going to the Academy, is he? He’ll never make a Time Lord.
She’s cheer cheerer and I’m on the sit sits
#actual line from the show
And then I grew up.
- Oh you never wanna do that
THIS FACE OMG I THINK I DIED
IT’S SO HAPPY
BUT IT’S SO SAD