The Nightmare Child was present from the beginnings of the Time War: we know this from the Doctor’s statement that Davros died in the same year, his command ship flying into the “jaws” of the Nightmare Child. I'm A Hydroponic Tomato! Delton Menace 01:28, March 7, 2010 (UTC), I think the Nightmare Child is an ancient crap head, rather like the Beast, Abaddon and Durac. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. And it is dipicted as a child, like a demonic child. So keep imagining, but as yet you haven't quite got there!Feumas 23:52, February 20, 2010 (UTC), I think it is some sort of large creature capable of consuming planets and ships,it has been said it has Jaws and i remember hearing on this wiki somewhere that in a comic strip the doctor claimed to have 'laughed in the face of the nightmare child'.Now if something has jaws and a face that sounds like some sort of creature to me.Something else from the time war i would like to know more about is the could've been king and his armies of meanwhiles and never weres,i assume from the names that he is an entity which creates alternative and rejected timelines in a simmilar way to the trickster.--666hotline 13:53, February 27, 2010 (UTC), To agree with 6666hotline, I thought of him as similar to Faction Paradox from the novels 86.183.23.10 17:37, February 27, 2010 (UTC), Unless ofcourse when the Doctor meantions it has a face, and jaws, its like reffering to "the jaws of defeat" or "the face of evil" ya know? Katarina : [lights on the console start flashing] What is that? Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963. I don't think it's very likely that it's a literal animate creature...as the Doctor said Davros' ship flew into the jaws of Nightmare Child, people usually don't fly into an animate creature....and it's a pretty odd image to conjure up. 'Cos I cannae remember it being mentioned previously! For example, if your child has been watching Doctor Who and having nightmares about aliens, it might be a good idea not to watch it for a while. Even its name really creeps me out, sounds pretty weird/creepy/sinister, in my opinion. Lutennant Vell the jugde. It has been confirmed to be wrong: this version of the Child never existed. As The Dark Doctor is a character made up solely by myself, I have a copyright upon her so that only I can write about her. (TV: The End of Time), When reliving a memory from his eighth incarnation, the Tenth Doctor recalled "laugh[ing] in the face of the Nightmare Child". Legend of the Nightmare Child: Doctor Who Fanfiction. Although he precedes Christopher Eccleston's Ninth Doctor in the show's fictional chronology, his first onscreen appearance came eight years after Eccleston's; the War Doctor was retroactively created by showrunner Steven … I would imagine it would resemble a child, but would be a giant monster, about the size of a building. Feumas 23:12, February 16, 2010 (UTC), Ah, yes, I am going through all the episodes in order, haven't got there yet. Directed by Stephen Woolfenden. ), so perhaps it was born from the bloodshed and hatred? Front Page Audio … The ultimate demise to which nothing can escape, a neverending cataclysim...either that or it's one REALLY scary bloody monster. But this time the Doctor appeared a bit more... frightened when mentioning it. That is generated from child time lords fear. (In Dalek flagship. also the Master ran from the time war before the Nightmare child was introduced so i doubt he had any involvement in its creation/construction/or birth... As for the creature from midnight, it had to be somewhat corporal as it managed to rip off the entire front section of the train. Saxon 3 20:54, February 20, 2012 (UTC), I think it could be a giant star, or black hole, or some other spacial anomoly. "What is the Nightmare Child?" Encourage your child to come up with ideas about being a hero in the dream. Games Movies TV Video. Multi-Material Doctor Who The Nightmare Child 1 by 3DMaterializer 34 mins ago -- Olle1306 22:49, March 5, 2010 (UTC), Simply death? Ft. Paul Mcgann and John Hurt. Explore Wikis; Community Central; Start a Wiki; Search This wiki This wiki All wikis | Sign In Don't have an account? Author: TardisIsTheOnlyWaytoTravel Setting: After series four, before the End of Time, but references EoT. That really freaks me out when I think about it. Directed by Douglas Camfield. Chronic or very frequent nightmares happen less often. Lesser civilisations remained oblivious to the conflict threatening to collapse time … They mentioned "his emtpire." I've always imagined it as a large, demonic child head, but that's just me. The nightmare child also does not care about good or evil it simply kills everything and its large enough to grab a small comand ship out of the sky and eat it so I'd say 700 ft esily. Hope that clears things up! --Catkind121 21:47, January 8, 2010 (UTC), Wait a sec, can anyone tell me if this was mentioned anywhere apart from in The End of Time? i think that it hasnt been described becauses it is something too terible for the human mind to concieve, (like one of the previous posts said) born in the fires of war, pain, suffering and hate, literaly the child of nightmares.217.23.232.194 09:07, July 27, 2010 (UTC). Wikis. Or something like that and was used by the Time Lords as a weapon agianst the Daleks. Delton Menace 13:50, March 6, 2010 (UTC), I thought he meant it more as a metaphor... like saying a Christian saying "with the angels" for a peaceful death, "the jaws of the Nightmare Child" could be a Time Lord euphemism for hell. But it would be good to see it in the new series. In his original script for The Stolen Earth, the Nightmare Child is referred to as “the Dalek Emperor’s Nightmare Child”. the doctor takes Clara and the children she babysits to a rundown amusement park in space where Cybermen are hiding, and ready to invade the most precious place in the universe, The Doctor's mind. The Nightmare Child is one of the entities born during the earliest days of The Last Great Time War, fought between the Daleks and the Time Lords. The … Doctor Who Expanded . The Doctor may look tall and dress like a human but he is actually an alien with two hearts. Bigredrabbit (talk to me) 04:12, March 9, 2010 (UTC), I think it's something the daleks made. Cyber Leader: Try and stop us Doctor. (PROSE: Twice Upon a Time). The Daleks are not any better: progenitor machine that have the intelligence of accepting testimony from a deceitful enemy but not good enough to automatically generate Daleks when the Dalek race is about to extinct; control panels that could disable or control all Daleks are always placed in a location convenient to the enemies and made so that Doctor/DoctorDonna could operate it; and make a reality bomb because they have too much time on their hands...sorry, I mean plungers (come on, if you have enough time to steal planets across all of time and space then you probably have enough time to just invade the Universe...especially when you know that the Doctor will come across one of these missing planets at some point because he also has too much time on hand, and you bloody stole Earth, the planet that he is always on). Your … "A horrible space-dwelling entity," the Doctor said. It defenantly has a face and jaws, which are bigger than a borg cube. It was the location where Davros tried to kill the Nightmare Child during the Last Great Time War. The whole army of meanwhiles and neverwheres could just be timelord soilders, recall the council members did say that at the very heart of the time war people were dieing, and being revived only to die in another more dire way, these "people" would of course have been driven mad by the constant war. With Matt Smith, Jenna Coleman, Eve De Leon Allen, Kassius Carey-Johnson. https://tardis.fandom.com/wiki/Nightmare_Child?oldid=3069914, Coincidentally, the Nightmare Child backstory from. The Doctor runs afoul of the Daleks and Special Security Agent Bret Vyon on the planet Kembel. Because the Nightmare Child was mentioned yet again in The End of Time, it raises the question: what is it? I think the nightmare child was a timelord(or other faction) super ship, (somewhat like a vorlon planet crusher), and the whole "devros" flying into its jaws was akin to the crucible attempting to take it out while it was firing its primary weapon (like in independence day, where they took down the ships by destroying the main weapon as they fire) but failed and was obliterated. (TV: The End of Time), By the end of the Time War, Earth was duplicated thousands of times over to be used as bullets to fire at the Nightmare Child. The Nightmare Child was the first and only specimen of a new type of Dalek, created by Davros during the first year of the Last Great Time War.Davros saw it as the "perfect Dalek," rising above the flaws of every other Dalek. Summary: One of the horrors of the Time War has resurfaced, dangerous, amoral, and vicious. He is also a long, long way away from home. His planet was destroyed in the Time War along with all his people, the … Dalek Caan, who escaped from 1930 using a temporal shift flew into the jaws of the Nightmare Child, saving … Title: The Nightmare Child. In my mind the nightmare child is a white skinned demon with flesh rotting and falling off it's black bones with a face like The Beast in The Satan Pit. After age 12, girls are more likely than boys to have nightmares. The Gates of Elysium were an antimatter cascade, a pit of clashing realities. The Nightmare Child will consume them all. Nightmares in children can happen at any age, but they usually start between the ages of 3 and 6, and decrease after age 10. … I agree when the Eternals left reality, it would've come out to play. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. (PROSE: The Third Wise Man) However, the Child survived. Like a crack of some sort. Davros sent a distress signal to the War Doctor, who attempted to save him. 2,511 Pages. (PROSE: The Third Wise Man), Cass Fermazzi had an encounter with the Nightmare Child. (PROSE: The Third Wise Man) Cass Fermazzi had an encounter with the Nightmare Child. --AleXM 09:59, December 5, 2010, There isn't an episode that suggests that timelords can't reproduce, and the fact that they only have 12 regenerations, and didn't go extinct before the time war proves that they can reproduce. Fan Films. Someone mentioned earlier that it sounded 'Cthulu'. The Last Great Time War. We know that there are cthulu-like monsters in Doctor Who. Hence thats why Davros flew into it. The whole "birth" of the nightmare child could've just been in reference to the construction of a vessel so powerful, as the time lords are supposed to be a peaceful race. Russel has said so about the events of the Time War, it is beyond visualisation, otherwise there is no mystery to it. The Tenth Doctor described this as one of the potential horrors that would be released when theMaster broke the time-lock on the war, along with the Nightmare Child and the Horde of Travesties. Daniel asked. Add new page. Death itself appeared in Torchwood series 2, literally came from the darkness itself. The evil dude. Doctor Who: 13 huge questions after finale The Timeless Children. Thanks! There isn't much … Doctor: Oh, don't make me try. "Come on!" For example, if the dream often involves a scary alien, suggest that your child has a magic wand in the dream to make the alien disappear. The character of the nightmare child is not written in affiliation with Doctor Who or their original version of the nightmare child. Davros planned to destroy it by luring it to the Gates of Elysium. Some sort of dalek/cthulhian horror hybrid of some sort. "The ship that happens to be stupid enough to be studying the Nightmare Child," the Doctor said. Nightmare of Black Island was a fun short adventure. (TV: The End of Time) While on the Crucible, Dalek Caan reminisced on "Could've Been Kings" (plural) tearing apart his … Before there was a canon version of the Nightmare Child, I wrote this as an explanation of what it was. Davros only wanted the Doctor to watch as the Nightmare Child consumed his command ship. (PROSE: The Whoniverse), However, after escaping New York, Dalek Caan fell into the Time War and saved Davros at the cost of his own sanity. --Catkind121 12:03, February 17, 19237142010 (UTC), Maybe, like the tardis, its a living ship. Language: English Words: 468 Chapters: 1/1 … That would make sense as Davros' ship was swallowed by the nightmare child and that could mean it crashed into the star or sucked into a black hole. Dr. Who : Oh, we're … The Timeless Child was a title used to refer to the mysterious being from whom, across several regenerations, Tecteun extracted the secret of regeneration. Dalek Thay: I obey. But can he do that against one who, while one of the War's greatest horrors, is also one of its greatest victims - … Midnight was an incorperal entity, but similarly frightening. I am the Dark Doctor, the original you might say! A certain horror of the Last Great Time War is only mentioned in passing, the name only remembered in legend. whatever it is, it was probably way bigger than a dalek command ship(which is most likely very big) to be able to enter its jaws Sclera1 13:33, October 26, 2010 (UTC). How many lives has she led? (TV: The Stolen Earth) Afterward, the Child itself fell into the Gates, and they closed and disappeared behind it. Forum. Where is the Doctor really from? Surrounded by brightness, the Doctor sees the sky above parting to reveal, just as Bettan and the Deathsmiths of Goth had predicted, the final event. Multi-Material Doctor Who The Nightmare Child 2 by 3DMaterializer 2 mins ago Davros' command ship flew into the "jaws" of this being during the first year of the war at the Gates of Elysium. (PROSE: The Third Wise Man) Another account claimed the Eighth Doctor, the incarnation of the Doctor before the War Doctor, had been present instead. The Nightmare Child | Doctor Who Expanded | Fandom. The Nightmare Child is locked away in the time-locked Time War. Blog Matrix. (PROSE: Doctor Who and the Time War) The War Doctor fought to prevent the rise of the Nightmare Child (PROSE: The Day of the Doctor) and made arrangements for it "to never arise and [to] forever be aware of its non-existence". The war had been going for many years now, years of bloodshed, murder and the endless pain of the Daleks, the one true evil race of the universe resurrecting the dead and using them as weapons. https://tardis.fandom.com/wiki/Howling:What_IS_the_Nightmare_Child%3F?oldid=1914552, the Army of Meanwhiles and Neverweres: People (possibly only Daleks due to the Master's stance) erased in the Time War due to time manipulation on both side as said in The End of Time...or more abstractly, just people trapped in the Time War (since they can no longer affect other time periods, so they are sort separated from the current timeline of the Doctor and the Master), the Could've Been King: The could've been victor of the War (possibly Dalek Emperor due the Master's stance), the Horde of Travesties: Just bad stuffs in general that costed many lives during the War. It is such a worry. As Dalek Caan recounted, "[he] flew into the wild, and the fire; [he] danced and died a thousand times." Matta jr 21:04, February 20, 2010 (UTC), I think that it is meant to be something beyond the realms of post-childhood imagination, so you are therefore all wrong. Weird... Delton Menace 02:39, January 3, 2010 (UTC), The Nightmare Child is one of those Time War things that can't be shown or described, because it's too complicated for the human mind to grasp. He called the War Doctor there, gloating as he and his command ship were swallowed by the Nightmare Child, despite the Doctor's efforts to save Davros. The Doctor himself wasn't specifically afraid of the Nightmare Child - he notably boasts of laughing in its face - but of the consequences of releasing it (along with the other horrors born of the war) into the universe to continue to wreak untold havoc. Except, the freaking thing is, how on Earth did it knock when it didn't have a physical form? A rupture in the fabric of reality due to the all the paradoxes produced by both the Daleks and Timelords through their time manipulations and time travelling within the Time War. (Video Archive: The Stolen Earth) The Tenth Doctor said "I saw Arcadia destroyed. Help your child change a recurring dream. It was written by Neil Gaiman and directed by Stephen Woolfenden. Doctor Who. I'm doing the very best I can, my child. Supreme Dalek: Dalek Thay, go forth and investigate. (PROSE: The Day of the Doctor) The Nightmare Child quickly became out of control, … And what else is there to learn about the Timeless Child? The Nightmare Child -Doctor Who News: Contact Us: Home; Blog; Fan Art and Pictures; Videos and Trailers; Main Characters; Other Characters; Official Doctor Who BBC Page; Your Say ; The Doctor. plausibly, the Time Lords during the Time War could have attempted to circumvent their reproductive issues, creating for themselves the children they wished they had been able to have; and that unwise effort spawned something horrible beyond all imagining. To me, this sounds like a physical … It did it’s best to get back to the roots of Doctor Who being a kid’s show with scary monsters. Because the Midnight entity is incorperal, and the Nightmare Child is described as having been something corperal: they knew it was male, they mentioned jaws, they could see it. 17:29, January 2, 2010 (UTC), While that's very possible, I think that it's some sort of entity, think Unicron from Transformers, it doesn't strike me as being small enough to be a monster.Excalibur-117 17:40, January 2, 2010 (UTC). Feumas 11:08, February 17, 2010 (UTC), I actully think the nightmare child is a demon, like monster, or some sort of giant thingy that floats around in space eating things all around. Doctor Who (2005) Doctor Who; Doctor Who (1963) Characters: Original Time Lord Character(s) Time Lord(s) The Nightmare Child; Additional Tags: Time War (Doctor Who) Jossed; Language: English Stats: Published: 2019-04-14 Words: 468 Chapters: 1/1 Hits: 98 According to theMaster, the Timeless Child's incarnations were none other than the original incarnations of the Doctor, long before the First Doctor. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Maybe the Nightmare Child is simply death. As you can probably guess I am a dedicated Whovian who wants to share it all with you. The Nightmare Child. The cult of skaro was in the time war, maybe it was one of their mad experiments that went out of control. "It remains in one place, and eats… matter. Is it an entity, a monster, something else? --203.168.176.42 13:12, July 27, 2010 (UTC). The Nightmare Child was an area large enough for a ship to fly through the mouth of, it was near the Gates of Elysium, during the Last Great Time War. All of that war, suffering, fire and insanity from the Time War could have manifested into an entity which would be dubbed the Nightmare Child, becoming a vile, vicious entity that feeds on chaos, pain destruction, insanity, and life itself. The Nightmare Child. "Nightmare in Silver" is the twelfth and penultimate episode of the seventh series of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who and was first broadcast on BBC One on 11 May 2013. "We have to stop them, before they do something stupid." With William Hartnell, Adrienne Hill, Peter Purves, Brian Cant. Dalek Sec: Supreme Dalek, we have been pulled out of alignment with the Time Lord flagship. the Doctor yelled. The Curse of the Nightmare Child. Even if they couldn't, that is not something that they would be worrying about during the timewar, since they could bring people back to life to fight in it anyway, without waiting for them to grow up. I shall have to land somewhere. 1 History 2 Appearance 2.1 First incarnation 2.2 Second incarnation 2.3 Third incarnation 2.4 Fourth … 6:15, oct 26, 2010, I think it's Paris Hilton when she was younger. Doctor: But you can't! The programme depicts the adventures of a Time Lord called "the Doctor", an extraterrestrial being who appears to be human. The Doctor had always described it as something not nice at all. The Nightmare Child -Doctor Who News: Contact Us: Home; Blog; Fan Art and Pictures; Videos and Trailers; Main Characters; Other Characters; Official Doctor Who BBC Page; Your Say ; Hello and Welcome! The Could've-Been King led the Army of Meanwhiles and Neverweres during the Last Great Time War. (PROSE: The Day of the Doctor) The Nightmare Child quickly became out of control, wanting to consume everything like a hungry child. Though, saying a metaphor will return with the breaking of the Time Lock seems to stretch it a little :P Cannon881 21:09, March 6, 2010 (UTC), The Nightmare Child was born in the most firerce war in history (as in, BORN?! It will not come for you in your night sweats while you sleep, and no one will believe you if it does. Nebulae, space craft… anything." Delton Menace 17:12, January 2, 2010 (UTC), The Doctor seemed to be scared of the things in the time war and what scares the doctor the most... somthing that just kills. Davros' ship was damaged near the Nightmare Child and the Doctor witnessed him fall into its jaws, and attempted to save him. This was the entire purpose for The Doctor's actions in "The End of Time". But the name is damn creepy. Most children experience at least one nightmare. The War Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor, the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television programme Doctor Who.He was portrayed by the English actor John Hurt. If the timelords did create the nightmare child, than they meant for it to be some kind of monster, or whatever it was, so that they could use it against the Daleks.Icecreamdif 00:25, December 7, 2010 (UTC), it might be the devil himself that the timelords somehow released, The Nightmare child wasn't featured in the day of the doctor so i don't know. (PROSE: Twice Upon a Time), Rassilon's plan to return Gallifrey to the universe would have allowed the Nightmare Child and other horrors to come out of the Time War and into reality. if we were told what it was or looked like it would spoil it lots of thing about the time war. This poison seems to be spreading throughout the whole of his system. but maybe not enough to swallow a dalek ship (mother ship), just plain ships, but also something living. The return of horrors like the Nightmare Child would have meant the end of the universe; Ashildir's presence hasn't done that Yes, we need a special drug. The single greatest conflict to ever blemish the universe, simultaneously existing throughout all of time and yet none of it. He spoke of it as if it was one of the biggest, baddest, most evil things out there. Jim393 19:57, January 8, 2010 (UTC), I recon it is a giant bug like thing that Davros flew into. 5. It does not still exist now. The Nightmare Begins (1965) William Hartnell: Dr. Who. By what it is, I mean by what form is it? Supreme Dalek on the bridge and the Cult of Skaro and Davros below organising proceedings.) Welcome to The Nightmare Child, a blog and website for everything new Doctor Who. Front Page Film Productions Film Production Groups Fan Audio Dramas. In the episode, the alien time traveller the Doctor … (COMIC: The Forgotten) The Testimony Foundation had footage of the Doctor trying to defeat the Nightmare Child. DalekVictor554 08:59, July 27, 2010 (UTC). From The Nightmare Child To The Timeless Child. The Nightmare Child was the first and only specimen of a new type of Dalek, created by Davros during the first year of the Last Great Time War. Younger kids are likely to have nightmares about being … Register Start a Wiki. If the timelords did create the nightmare child, than they meant for it to be some kind of monster, or whatever it was, so that they could use it against the Daleks.Icecreamdif 00:25, December 7, 2010 (UTC) it might be the devil himself that the timelords somehow released The Nightmare child wasn't featured in the day of the doctor so i don't know He looked about as scared he had ever looked, and he … It sounds like the Nightmare Child may have been a huge, demonic monster, or something. With these two races: one is igorant, the other is idiotic, and both equally reckless, they are bound to create something catastrophic...I mean look at Gallifrey, the Doctor thinks it's beautiful, EEA and UNEP people would probably get heart attacks if they see what the planet look like. (PROSE: The Third Wise Man) The Tenth Doctor believed that … The Doctor needs to stop it before it can wield its destruction upon the earth. Oh dear, dear, dear. Or maybe he was the ultimate dude in the time war, walking around causing trouble for both the daleks and, the time lords, obliterating whole platoons on both sides on a whim or a tantrum. Types of nightmares differ by developmental stage. A possiblitiy is that: we don't know all of the factions in the Time War. Davros saw it as the "perfect Dalek," rising above the flaws of every other Dalek. Most of the species that inhabited the universe were unaware of the war, with only species of higher existence capable of observing the scarring upon the universe. 123.2.98.12 14:10, March 13, 2010 (UTC), OR it could be something the Time Lords made possibly with the help of the Master (as he was bred for war) and it could have gone out of control. It was watched by 6.64 million viewers in the United Kingdom and received mixed reviews from critics. Gallifrey the home planet of the Time Lords, and the battle ground of the last great time war. The Doctor explores the universe in a time-travelling space ship called the TARDIS.Its exterior appears as a blue British police box, which was a common sight in Britain in 1963 … If we are lazy...the stuffs the Doctor mentioned could pretty much just be abstract labels of normal stuff we expected out of a Time War: Moreover, we know how bloody fragile Timelord technology is: blow a TARDIS, the Universe collapse; random stuff for meaningless rituals is actually a superpowerful random stuff that can destroy the Universe and rip open realities (something like that); and creating a superprison that would be opened if any timetraveller touched it despite that Davros or other parties may want to release Daleks. By: BoxterWho. The Nightmare Child was born during the Last Great Time War. Do you get what I mean :P ? The Final Days of the War. The Nightmare Child; Time War (Doctor Who) Jossed; Summary. Doctor appeared a bit more... frightened when mentioning it, I it... 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