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Nov 14, Peter Capaldi says that the Doctor, "hasn't forgotten about Jenny," while the idea – 'Oh don't kill her at the end, that's the Star Trek thing to do. Alongside Jenny and the Sontaran nurse Strax, Vastra investigated unusual activities. (TV: The Great Detective) With little else to do, Vastra and her companions . There she met the Doctor, newly regenerated into his twelfth incarnation. Madame Vastra, Jenny Flint, and Strax are a trio of recurring fictional characters in the British The Doctor was present at their initial meeting, during which Vastra recounts in "The Name of the Doctor" from another era), but the Doctor does not explain why to Jenny, as he himself does not know the answer at this time.
The two then invited him to join them in their pursuits in Victorian Londonwhich Strax agreed to. The Battle of Demons Run: The Snowmen At some point during the next four years, Vastra married Jenny. The Snowmen The pair were not discreet about the nature of their relationship.
Vastra Investigates At some point, Vastra was gifted a sonic screwdriver. The Crystal Throne After a melancholic Doctor took up residence in London following the loss of Amy and Rory, Vastra, Jenny and Strax, summoned the Doctor multiple times for help, hoping to reignite his passion for adventure.
They frequently attempted to do so by presenting him with a variety mysteries for him to solve, which the Doctor refused to deal with, solemnly claiming he had " retired. The Great Detective With little else to do, Vastra and her companions returned to their own investigations, which included at least one case involving identical twins, a poison undetectable to science and an ancient Egyptian curse. Vastra Investigates At some point, Vastra tracked down Silas Ruckfordwho planned to assassinate Queen Victoria and cause the downfall of the British Empire by blowing up Buckingham Palace with explosives.
Vastra knocked Ruckford out of his carriage which had a bomb inside, and drove the carriage to safety before escaping the explosion.
When Strax caught Ruckford, Vastra questioned him on whom he was in league with to be able to carry out this act. Ruckford committed suicide when he ingested a poison.
After examining Ruckford's possessions the following day, Vastra noticed that his boots had soil from an equatorial climate. Jenny pointed Vastra to a newspaper article which announced the grand opening of the Brazilian Rainforest exhibit at the Crystal Palacewhich the Queen was going to attend.
Vastra suspected the involvement of Lady Cornelia Basildon-Stonethe creator of the exhibit, in Ruckford's plot.
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That evening, Vastra climbed the exterior of the Crystal Palace to investigate the Palace exterior, while Jenny and Strax used disused service tunnels to find a way in. She noticed the Palace had been turned into a giant greenhouse after Lady Basildon-Stone replaced the glass with panes designed to amplify sunlight when Lady Basildon-Stone sneaked up on her.
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She announced that she had met one of Vastra's people the previous year, a scientist who had created the genetic splicer. Before she killed him, the scientist had shown her how to operate it. Lady Basildon-Stone used the splicer to turn the London police gathered at the Crystal Palace into human- wasp hybrids.
They had become Lady Basildon-Stone's "drones". She turned into a wasp form and grew wings, gaining the upper hand against Vastra. She announced that she had laid eggs inside the Palace, and that by dawn, the Palace would be filled with dense, heated air and the "drones" and Lady Basildon-Stone's children after they hatched would conquer and forge the "new British Empire". Vastra shattered the glass roof with the sonic screwdriver, and used her grappling hook to save herself from hitting the ground.
Lady Basildon-Stone caught Vastra, and began to break her spine. Meanwhile, Strax threw a grenade into the genetic splicer. This caused Lady Basildon-Stone to become human while she was still holding Vastra in the air. Vastra got to safety, while Lady Basildon-Stone fell to her death. Eventually, without the genetic splicer's power, the wasp genes became dormant in the "drones", and they returned to human form.
The hybrid eggs had also perished. After the genetic splicer was destroyed, Vastra lamented the loss of a part of her heritage and how a device meant for healing was made into a weapon. Felicity told her about light with trailing smoke and fire that fell from the sky behind her house. She claimed that the crash site had been cleaned overnight, but she still had physical evidence to show Vastra in person.
Vastra planned to meet Felicity in Ranskill Gardens, but due to being double booked at the Greek Embassy, she sent Strax instead. Unfortunately, Felicity was murdered before Vastra had a chance to inspect her evidence. After returning home, Vastra met with Harrywho had helped to discover Felicity's body in the snowman he had built with his friend Jim.The Doctor Meets His Daughter - The Doctor's Daughter - Doctor Who - BBC
While her appearance initially caused him to run out of Paternoster Row, she gained his trust by saving his life with Jenny and Strax. She also paid Mr Ranskin, the man Harry worked for, to become his new guardian to ensure his protection from the people that wanted him dead. With the help of Jenny, Strax, and Harry, she discovered that Felicity's evidence had been a wisp of fog, which was actually part of an alien force that took a fog-like form and planned to invade Earth and blot out the sun.
They were defeated with snow. Devil in the Smoke By this point, Vastra's investigative exploits were believed by Walter Simeon to have been appropriated by Arthur Conan Doyle for fictionalisation in The Strandin which he attributed them to his character, Sherlock Holmes.
This allowed the snow to build itself into the form of lethal snowmen by mirroring the thoughts of people around it. She noted that it could be utilised as a terrible weapon, with Simeon casually remarking that he had plans of his own and there was nothing she could do to stop it.
As he left, Vastra called after him that even if she could not stop him she knew someone who could, and Simeon replied that he was looking forward to meeting him. The Doctor unhesitatingly goes to rescue them, recalling their caring and concern for him in "The Snowmen" and feeling a duty towards them. After the Doctor arrives on Trenzalore with Clara, the Great Intelligence scatters itself across the Doctor's timeline to destroy him.
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As history changes, Jenny disappears and Strax forgets his friendship with Vastra and attacks her, forcing her to defend herself. She points a weapon at him and it glows, but Strax disappears suddenly, leaving Vastra bewildered and calling his name.
After Clara enters the timestream to save the Doctor and undo the Great Intelligence's changes to history, Jenny and Strax are restored. The three, along with Clara, take him back to their home to rest, while they attempt to solve the problem of the dinosaur.
However, the Doctor soon wakes up and tries to solve it himself, only to witness the dinosaur spontaneously combustand Vastra informs the Doctor that there have been similar murders recently. The Doctor vanishes thereafter and Clara becomes a temporary member of the Paternoster Gang, working with them in an effort to locate the Doctor and investigate the dinosaur's death. Together, they find a message in a newspaper directed at Clara, leading to her reunion with the Doctor.
The Doctor and Clara go searching for the culprit; when they are about to be killed by robots, the Paternoster Gang rescue them, fighting along with Clara until the Doctor defeats their leader, leading all robots to be deactivated and saving his friends.