He suffered losses which hurt him. Now, he prefers isolation to the possibility of pain’s return
“A Time Lord’s body is a miracle. Even a dead one. There are whole empires out there who’d rip this world apart just for one cell. We can’t leave him here. Or anywhere.”
“Am I ever gonna see you again?”
“That’s something we have in common”
This planet, these people are precious to me - and I will defend them to my last breath.
Do you close yourself off to people, deny yourself things that might bring you pleasure?
I will never be able to see you again.