Episode 42 of Doctor Who Analysis Essay
After a struggle, Ashton launches the pod and goes to the room where Hal has been frozen by another crewmember. The Doctor throws on a space suit and attempts to magnetize the escape pod back to the ship thus saving Martha and Riley, after a brief trial he finds the button and the pod ascends to the ship. Climbing back into the ship, the Doctor looks at the sun and stares into it, realizing that "it's alive", before he contracts the same infection as Hal and Ashton. While attempting to combat the Doctor’s illness the Captain of the ship sacrifices herself killing her husband and Ashton. The Doctor instructs Martha to dump the fuel causing his illness to dissipate and the auxiliary engines to kick in.
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