“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a science fiction show with a tendency to include historical authors, must be in want of a Jane Austen episode.
1) The Mary Sue gets all of the points for the single best lede I have ever read in my entire life.
2) OH MY GOD SO EXCITED.
3) I second their demand that Jane Austen not fall in love with the Doctor. I’d add that the Doctor must not kiss her without her consent. I don’t care how excited he is or what clever thing Jane Austen has done to save his life. DON’T DO IT.
We’re watching, Gatiss. It’s Jane Austen. Don’t fuck up.