With factions vying for control of the ship, the Vervoids are found to be responsible for the many disappearances. Only the Doctor sees the fundamental but missed point as to why they can't be reasoned with or why they can't be allowed to arrive on Earth. Written by
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Whether or not the Doctor has proved himself innocent of meddling is no longer the cardinal issue before this court. He has proved himself guilty of a far greater crime.
You refer to article seven of Gallifreyan Law?
No, my Lady, that can not apply! Had a single Vervoid reached earth, the human race would have been eliminated.
Article seven permits no exceptions. The Doctor has destroyed a complete species. The charge must now be genocide.