Allyn Gibson wrote:
I've watched fans on Gallifrey Base go into meltdown mode since the rumor surfaced, and there's a part of me that hopes the rumor is true just to see widescale nuclear destruction in fandom.
If it is true I'd expect him to be wiped from history at the end of the story putting everything back the way (we thought) it was.
The most interesting part of the whole rumour to me has been the suggestion that he's filling the function in the story that Eccleston would have if had agreed to appear. Add that to Rose's post-Apocalyptic outfit and it does raise some interesting possibilities that may tie in with the suposed Series Finale synopsis that has appeared.