btw is there anyone else who caught this? what is on that badge that Seb was wearing?
seemed like Missy’s profile image to me but urgh it’s too tiny i cant even tell what’s on there…
and there’s The Doc’s ring of course:
of course they’re not the same thing but it’s so amazing that they’re literally doing things in details…
CAN I HAVE THE SEASON FINALE JUST NOW
OH FUCK WHAT DID I JUST SAY, NO NO NO!!
So I blew the images up in Photoshop and tried to trace over the details.
Looks kind of like a UFO or maybe an ear? It could also be the eye symbol of that church from “The Time of the Doctor” as seen in this poster.
Looks like a tentacle monster, but there’s too much glare to see the full image. It could be some kind of flower or vine. It could also be the Doctor’s timestream from “The Name of the Doctor” if you imagined it as an areal shot of the stream.
Of course the images are very zoomed in, so there’s a margin of error but maybe this might spark thoughts.
suddenly the badge looked like some kind of “ROMAN” thing to me… urgh… what if it is the reason why he’s got Caecillius’ face right now?
i literally should stop thinking about this and go to bed…
The ring image could be a reference to the serpent Agathadaimon, a serpent demon whom people in Pompeii worshiped if it’s a coiled snake of some sort. If it is a coiled snake, it could also represent Twelve’s current state of mind and that aspect of him that might have pushed the clockwork off the balloon that we’ve not seen again.
Fact-checking part of this theory for you. The ring is green amber. The crazy-ass pattern is part of the stone itself, not engraving, it’s just how it looks when it’s cut and polished.