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Oops, was this your party?

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EXT. TARDIS - NIGHT - OUTSIDE OF A GARAGE / MAINTENANCE SHOP.
The DOCTOR and YAZ round the corner to see the tall glass windows of the front of the building illuminated, Only for them to wink out immediately, leaving the whole interior area pitch black. The DOCTOR and YAZ share a look, thinking it’s suspicious approach cautiously.

INT. GARAGE / MAINTENANCE SHOP.

ALL
(Door opens)
Surprise! Congratulations!

YAZ
(Recognizes familiar faces)
Oh, my.
You all scared me.

GRAHAM
I know you’ve been right busy, but
you didn’ think we’d miss celebrating your promotion,
Detective Sergeant.

YAZ then spends the rest of the evening visiting with family and friends trying not to let on that she’s not the older version of herself that they all think she is. She did pretty well, if she does say so herself, actually was glad the TARDIS showed her that file of her future secondments. Or in the case of this evening past Secondments...

INT. TARDIS - CONSOLE ROOM

YAZ
Doctor don’t you think it’s odd that the TARDIS brought us here to my personal future?
I thought things like that weren’t supposed to happen.
And I mean where am I of this time, right now?

DOCTOR
(Nervously runs hands through hair)
Well you see, the thing is, it wasn’t my idea, exactly.

YAZ
(Interrupting)
You can just say that the TARDIS picked the destination.

DOCTOR
Eh, I could say that, but she didn’t.
Ya, see I got a message or two, one on psychic paper.
Telling me to take you here, tonight.

YAZ
So…..who sent the message?

DOCTOR
Well...you see, the thing is,
I think the first message sent came from a future me,
but I got that one second.
The one I actually got first was from River confirming the receipt of a message I haven’t sent to her yet regarding picking up the version of you that should’ve been at the party tonight.

YAZ
So it wasn’t an accident we landed here, you planned it.
But, I can’t even get mad at you for it, because you haven’t planned it yet?

DOCTOR
That about sums it up, yeah.
However, it seems I should get you back to the correct time.
From what the boys said,
it seems they don’t find out about this little out of sync meeting.
How... How long was it for you since you last saw me?

YAZ
Near on 6 months.

DOCTOR
Alright, well let me get you home,
quiet like, take the brakes off and everything.
Then I can come back proper, see my Fam!!

YAZ
I don’t like it.
Doesn’t mean I don’t understand.
But will you come back right away? You won’t wait?
River said not to let you travel alone.

DOCTOR
The TARDIS doesn't always take me where I want to be when I want to be there,
but she takes me where I need to be when I need to be there.
So, I will be back, I promise.
It’s going to be hard for you.
You cannot let on you borrowed that other TARDIS.

YAZ
All right, I’ll hold you to that promise.
I don’t think I won't find a way to tell your wife if you're late.