The BBC just released the Day of the Doctor's official synopsis. Finally.

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Nov 4, 2013

If you can't wait any longer, now you can finally know what this landmark episode will actually be about. 

There are a slew of things we don't know about Doctor Who's 50th-anniversary episode, The Day of the Doctor, but right at the top of that list is -- what is it about? Because we've heard from Moffat about how, in contrast to most of the show's stories, this one fixates on the Doctor himself. Beyond that though, we just haven't known.

Until now.

The Doctors embark on their greatest adventure in this 50th anniversary special. In 2013, something terrible is awakening in London’s National Gallery; in 1562, a murderous plot is afoot in Elizabethan England; and somewhere in space an ancient battle reaches its devastating conclusion. All of reality is at stake as the Doctor’s own dangerous past comes back to haunt him.

That is ... not what we were expecting. Yes, we knew Queen Elizabeth would be involved, but the rest is quite a surprise. Is the murderous plot against Elizabeth herself? And is the ancient battle waging in space the time-locked Time War? And what has awakened? Is it the Zygon we've seen set photos of or something else entirely?

As with most of the information that's been revealed about this episode, the more we know, the more we don't know. Still, that's the fun.

Speculate away and tell us what you think this synopsis could mean.

(via Doctor Who TV)

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