(PROSE: Interference: Shock Tatic), Rassilon created a living weapon known as the Pariah, which he used for missions throughout time and space. This ensured all intelligent life evolved in the form of the Gallifreyans. This incarnation regenerated into an older one that was strong and athletic and had a full beard. a shameless TTC fix-it. Anticipating Gallifrey's complete annihilation in "The End of Time" (2009–10), Rassilon attempted to break the planet out of the Time Lock implemented in the latter phases of the Time War to block creative attacks involving time travel, placing a drumbeat in the mind of the Master when he was a child. Rassilon challenged D'if to a game of Rassilon's roulette using the Time-Gun of Rassilon, which was programmed not to fire on him. (PROSE: A Brief History of Time Lords), The Time Lords later returned Gallifrey to its original point in space but were forced to hide it near the end of the universe for their own safety. Together they rebuilt Gallifrey and re-ordered the universe along rational and scientific lines, outlawing superstition and banishing magic. When the Master turned all of humanity into copies of himself, the now-amplified drum beat acts as a signal that, with a White Point Star diamond, allows Rassilon and Gallifrey to escape the Time Lock. [1] After the original television series ended in 1989, Rassilon's character and history were developed in books and other media. The Doctor in his War Doctor incarnation learned of this and decided to end the war using the Gallifreyan superweapon called "the Moment". Black Cloak of Rassilon: the Master looks like he's cosplaying Dracula. But then one of Rassilon's fellow Time Lords reveals her face to him, glancing towards the Master. Rassilon's plan was foiled by the Doctor, who stole Borusa and the Tear of Isha, using Borusa to wipe the Daleks from the Tantalus Eye without killing all life around it. Often mixing clips with both classic Doctor Who and the modern reboot with some esoteric music, KoloSigma1 has “mastered” the Doctor/Master slash genre. (COMIC: Supremacy of the Cybermen), In one alternate timeline, Rassilon failed to finish the Eye of Harmony before his death and Gallifrey never achieved time travel. 2K Views. Military reinforcements arrived but had been summoned by the Doctor instead. (PROSE: The Shadows of Avalon), Rassilon and the other Evolutionaries once hired the Threshold to stop a Dalek attempt to invade other realities. For a brief time, Gallifrey broke free of the time lock and appeared in the skies above Earth. (COMIC: Wormwood), Using temporal technology, Rassilon studied the future. Hence, Rassilon continued to rule Gallifrey, subtly shaping its history as he saw fit, though not all of the Presidents were aware of this. As a result, Rassilon is the cause of the Master's insanity and indirectly responsible for the Time Lord's actions. (PROSE: The Legacy of Gallifrey) After the Doctor proved instrumental in ending the threat of Omega, (TV: The Three Doctors) Rassilon authorised Socra to reveal the CIA's existence to President Pandad IV, and make it public, if it was necessary to convince the President to free the Doctor from his exile. Possibly due to being influenced by Missy, Rassilon came to believe that the Twelfth Doctor held the information he desired. The Doctor ejected her ship and the Coffin Ship fled, with the Gallifreyans now unable to trace it. The Master teased the Doctor about a return visit to Gallifrey. Rassilon un-Mastering humanity. (PROSE: Lords and Masters), After the Doctors united to place Gallifrey in a stasis cube to prevent its destruction, (TV: The Day of the Doctor) Rassilon began work to place it back in the main universe. (PROSE: Interference: Shock Tactic) The Cult of Rassilon the Vampire on Gallifrey believed that this caused him to become a vampire. They also created the Celestial Intervention Agency to act on their behalf in the land of the living. (COMIC: Supremacy of the Cybermen), A broken statue of Rassilon in the Cloister Room. On arriving on Gallifrey, he leads a military revolt against Rassilon, deposes him, and sends him into exile. (TV: The End of Time), Rassilon was a charismatic leader who was capable of inspiring their people. (PROSE: The Scrolls of Rassilon), After punishing Borusa for attempting to claim immortality, Rassilon offered immortality to the First, Second, Third and Fifth Doctors, and admitted that they had "chosen wisely" after they declined, and sent them back to where they belonged afterwards, (TV: The Five Doctors) even giving the First Doctor complete control of his TARDIS to allow him to attend to unfinished business before his regeneration as a show of gratitude. Rassilon screamed all the way through the regeneration, so much that Ohila had to make him "a special draft of potion" to help. (PROSE: Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible) However, the sterility may have, in reality, been a result of the anchoring of the thread. Rassilon during the Dark Times. Rassilon possessed the body of Leela – the only body on Gallifrey that he could influence without setting off mental alarms – and used Romana II to teleport them past the barriers in the Death Zone which was her presidential right. However, before she died she cursed Rassilon and all future Time Lords to sterility. At the end of Zagreus, the Doctor is exiled to the Divergents' universe, having previously cast Rassilon into that reality to end his actions but unable to return to his universe as he was still contaminated by anti-time. I have filled my personal playlist and watched and rewatched trying to decide on a top 3 (or maybe top 5) to share. The cat who had helped authorise Rassilon's experiments betrayed Tussan and joined his side. (TV: Hell Bent) After his banishment, Rassilon was driven to teaming up with the Cybermen to survive and reclaim Gallifrey, unhinged to the point of casting off the "Time Lord purity" he'd championed throughout his reign. Greatest and oldest of the Matrix Lords, Rassilon oversaw their use of the APC Net to boost their mental powers and continue to influence the outside universe. (PROSE: The Legacy of Gallifrey), According to one account, Rassilon, jealous of Omega's popularity on Gallifrey, had prompted Omega's assistant, Vandekirian, to betray him at the last second. However, there are other accounts which paint Rassilon as a cruel dictator,[4] opportunistic and ambitious[citation needed] who seized power in the wake of his friend's death (for which some suggest he may have been deliberately responsible),[citation needed] and ready to take drastic measures to protect his people, nearly destroying all of time once. He succeeded. After being betrayed his by his allies however, Rassilon gained a sense of shame and humility, horrified at how he'd given the Cybermen so much power and finally making peace with the Doctor. The CIA eventually contacted him an official basis, and sent him on a mission to prevent the Sontarans from gaining mastery of time travel. (PROSE: The Legacy of Gallifrey), Rassilon used his new technology to map out all of creation, building the Web of Time and purging reality of all irrationality. (PROSE: Pandoric's Box, TV: The End of Time), After being attacked by Master, he regenerated into the body of an old, nearly-bald man. He also showed his sadistic side by gloating how he could remove the Doctor's regenerations one at a time. He then placed the device in the Omega Arsenal for safe keeping. In The Five Doctors, Lord President Borusa wants Rassilon's secret for himself, describing Rassilon's immortality as "perpetual bodily regeneration". (COMIC: The Lost Dimension), Rassilon invented TARDISes after a war with the Archons. The Time Lords, in a desperate attempt to alter the course of the war (after all, they brought back both the Master and Rassilon), force the Doctor to use Earth as a testing ground for new weapons. (TV: The End of Time), Rassilon's battle with the Master caused him to regenerate, (PROSE: Pandoric's Box) reportedly because the Master "shoved White Point Stars down his throat". (PROSE: Jorus and the Voganauts), A bearded Rassilon with a fleet of Bowships. He warned his former self that he would live past his death and that there would be even greater conflicts in his future. When the Doctor was thought lost however, Rassilon appeared genuinely horrified and offered Alice his personal apologies for the tragedy. (PROSE: Vampire Science), Rassilon addresses the Time Lords during the Last Great Time War. However, the squad purposefully missed due to their great respect for the Doctor. Eventually, Rassilon was forced out into the Drylands to confront him. (AUDIO: Time War: Volume Two), In the early days of the Last Great Time War, Rassilon was resurrected from his tomb in the Dark Tower in the Death Zone to lead the Time Lords to battle. (COMIC: Gangland) However, Rassilon's wisdom in recognising the curse of immortality and their opposition to the corrupting influence of power (TV: The Five Doctors) did not prevent them from becoming corrupted by power themselves, such as with their prejudice against Vampires, (AUDIO: Zagreus) and becoming increasingly obsessed with avoiding death during the Last Great Time War against the Daleks, (TV: The End of Time) a desire they'd harboured in one way or another their childhood. First mentioned in: The Doctors were returned to their travels, (TV: The Five Doctors) and, with Rassilon's blessing, Flavia became the new President of the High Council, returning to the old traditions by obtaining an intelligent cat to act as her advisor, whom she decided to name "Doctor". Gallifreyans with incarnations of varied genders, https://twitter.com/boristhedalek/status/1330960792716521480, https://tardis.fandom.com/wiki/Rassilon?oldid=3074799, Rassilon led a campaign to eliminate the Great Vampires, fighting on the front lines of the conflict for several hundred years. Chancellor Borusa, who had known the secrets of the Great Key and the Sash, (TV: The Deadly Assassin) eventually became Lord President of the High Council. The High Evolutionaries sometimes used the Gallifreyan construct known as Shayde on their behalf. (COMIC: The Final Chapter), When manifesting in his tomb, they had the face of their final incarnation with mutton-chops. He also pardoned Romana from charges of treason for secretly negotiating with the Dalek Emperor and reinstated her as Coordinator of the Celestial Intervention Agency. Main voice actor: When the Type 1s were taken on their test flights, the Doctor was assigned the vessel that he had initially calmed down, but, much to Rassilon's horror, the TARDIS had a leftover dimensional bubble and was considered lost after the dematerialisation. (PROSE: The Legacy of Gallifrey), According to other accounts, Rassilon worked with a biologist named Thremix, who had created a virus that he speculated would grant the Gallifreyans immortality. It was then that, just as the Doctor predicted, that the Cybermen betrayed Rassilon, intending to rewrite reality to their design. (PROSE: The Multi-Faceted War), According to Faction Paradox-influenced transmissions from Anathema, during the war, Rassilon had been exposed to vampire biodata in what he described as inoculation. Head writer and executive producer Russell T Davies believed that Rassilon is "clearly alive", with his big face in the story being "A projection from the Matrix. [citation needed], Rassilon's contributions to Time Lord culture and society were immense, and his name both reverberates and is honoured throughout Time Lord history. When Rassilon tried to use his gauntlet to kill the Doctor himself, the General reinforced the Doctor's order. Why was the Master so angry that he burnt down Gallifrey? (COMIC: Fire and Brimstone) They sent Shayde to help the Eighth Doctor destroy the Threshold base at Wormwood located on Earth's Moon. (COMIC: Star Death), Their second incarnation was younger and fair-haired. How much of this is true and how much of it is propaganda is not certain. And is that even her name anymore? The Doctor tells the Master the rest of the story of the Timeless Child. (PROSE: The Multi-Faceted War, The Scrolls of Rassilon), During the testing of a Type 1 TARDIS, Rassilon was clean-shaven with a lined face and short, swept-back, grey hair. Barely concerned by his exile, Rassilon quickly sought out the remnants of the Cybermen, who were clinging to life at the end of the universe. (PROSE: Christmas on a Rational Planet, The Book of the War), Jealous of his power over the Eye of Harmony, Tussan's all-Arcalian Gallifreyan Council attempted to force an aging Rassilon into retirement, offering him a pension and a honorary, but powerless, seat on the opposition council in exchange for the Great Key and Sash necessary to access the Eye. (TV: Doctor Who, PROSE: The Novel of the Film), Many important Gallifreyan artefacts bore their name, with Rassilon imbuing the items with powers to protect their legacy and enhance Rassilon's own mystique. Rassilon is the presidential leader of the Time Lords and the one responsible for turning the Master evil in the first place. In that story, Rassilon (played by Richard Mathews) appears as a disembodied image floating above his own sepulchre, but the nature of this apparition is not explained. The Master mixer (pun intended) of these youtube channels is koloSigma1. (AUDIO: The Next Life), Rassilon after his resurrection. In Doctor Who: The Adventure Games, Rassilon's Final Sanction is mentioned when Amy Pond looked at a Time Lord Staff that the Eleventh Doctor kept in his study. (TV: The Invasion of Time), The Black Scrolls of Rassilon, also later obtained by Borusa, contained forbidden, arcane secrets. (PROSE: Lords and Masters) He also retro-evolved dozens of Time Lords to become a possibility engine to aid him in victories throughout the War, creating the discarded race of the Interstitials and succeeding with Borusa. At the end of the events of "The Next Life", the Doctor and his companions escape the timeless Divergent universe—Rassilon having previously filtered the Zagreus energies out of the Doctor upon his arrival in this universe without the Doctor's knowledge—but Rassilon and the Kro'Ka remain trapped in a permanent loop. Richard Mathews, Donald Sumpter He then tried to force Romana to resign in favour of Zagreus, believing that this would ensure the destruction of the Divergence. Thank you so much! First, it's a multi-Doctor adventure, which had only been done once before ("The Three Doctors") and has only been done four times since then ("The Two Doctors", "Time Crash", "The Day of the Doctor" and "Twice Upon a Time") in the TV show proper.Second, this was also the 20th anniversary special for Doctor … It is revealed in the novel that Ancient Gallifrey was ruled by the Pythia, who controlled the population through prophecies and superstition. He told his former self that Gallifrey would stand past all its conflicts. Borusa is granted immortality by being transformed into a living statue. In the DWM comic strips, Rassilon is shown existing in the Matrix as part of a council of "Higher Evolutionaries" acting as the guardians of Time (The Tides of Time Part 2, DWM #62, among others). Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Loose chronological order applies for the lists, but when in doubt (as with the temporal uncertainty of the Time Wars), list them in the order in which they were first depicted as Presidents in the real world. The Doctor was put on trial, but one of those who judged him was Socra, secretly one of Rassilon's CIA agents, who was instructed to keep tabs on the Doctor during his exile on Earth. (COMIC: Star Death), Improving on Omega's mathematics to succeed in creating a supernova, (PROSE: A Brief History of Time Lords) Rassilon had the mast renamed the Eye of Harmony and buried beneath he floor of the Capitol, locked away with a Great Key. (PROSE: The Legacy of Gallifrey), A secret account buried deep in the Matrix was found by the Master however, which stated that these commonly-cited origins of regeneration were mere propaganda to conceal the fact that the secret had actually been extracted before the discovery of time travel and the foundation of Time Lord society, taken from an innocent child found on an off-world expedition by the Shobogan explorer Tecteun. (AUDIO: Havoc), Rassilon arranged the breaching of the time freeze around Ysalus to force the War Council to destroy the planet as an example. However, it is established that a TARDIS derives its power primarily from the Eye of Harmony. (PROSE: A Brief History of Time Lords), These included the Sash of Rassilon, the Rod of Rassilon, (TV: The Deadly Assassin) the Coronet of Rassilon, the Harp of Rassilon, (TV: The Five Doctors) the Crown of Rassilon, (TV: The Invasion of Time) and the Seal of Rassilon, a symbol used as a mark of Time Lord authority which appeared as a motif in many Time Lord designs. Doctor Who showrunner Chris Chibnall promised that season 12 would change everything, and he wasn't understating the case. Main actor: (PROSE: The Pit), According to one account, Rassilon was a Commander during the war against the Vampires. He conspired with Androkan to steal her ship however, jettisoning her and her guards. (PROSE: The Book of the War), Yet another alleged that Rassilon first earned himself a seat on the High Council by advocating for the abolition of the Games in the Death Zone and the banning of the Time Scoop, and only later became President. DWM deputy editor Peter Ware believed that Rassilon is dead by the time of The Five Doctors, and his dead mind is speaking from the Matrix to the Doctors and Borusa. 1 Fanon Wiki Ideas So Far 1.1 Battle Record 1.2 Possible Opponents 2 History 3 Death Battle Info 3.1 Background 3.2 Physiology 3.2.1 Regenerations 3.3 TARDIS 3.4 Equipment 3.4.1 Sonic Screwdriver 3.4.2 Other Tools 3.5 Feats 4 Gallery Archer vs The Doctor Bill Cipher vs The Doctor (Abandoned) The … (PROSE: Lords and Masters)Like all Time Lords, th… He mentions the line from the episode "Hell Bent" (2015)—"Rassilon the resurrected", as further proof that he had died. He manipulated the Doctor into performing many missions for him. (TV: The Deadly Assassin) The Scrolls of Gallifrey named him and Omega as solar engineers, one of a small number of Gallifreyans who continued to think of the future of their planet, rather than entirely surrender to the beguiling prospect of interstellar travel and of making themselves into gods for the later species. Rassilon's Gauntlet: Rassilon's Gauntlet can be used to vaporize other beings or reverse the genetic code of an entire planet De-Mat Gun: Also called the Dematerialisation Gun, was a powerful weapon of the Time Lords.It could remove the target from space-time, but required the Great Key of Rassilon to arm it. According to scriptwriter Terrance Dicks, who wrote The Five Doctors, Rassilon has "gone to a higher plane where he's a benevolent being who can, if he feels it's a big enough crisis, intervene". (AUDIO: Neverland, Zagreus), In the Divergent universe, Rassilon planned to steal the Doctor's TARDIS and escape, but the Doctor stopped Rassilon and left him behind. After Omega made the "ultimate sacrifice," it was Rassilon who received all of the credit, despite his comparatively minor role in the actual achievement. The Death Zone was used, in a period of Gallifrey's history known as the Dark Time, as an arena that pitted warriors of various alien species and times (captured by the use of a device called the Time Scoop) against each other in gladiatorial games, although the Second Doctor tells the Brigadier that Rassilon put a stop to the games (The Five Doctors, 1983). (PROSE: A Brief History of Time Lords), The Tomb of Rassilon in the Dark Tower. (COMIC: The Lost Dimension) Rassilon publicly wept for the loss of Omega, (PROSE: Lungbarrow) and banished Fenris into the Zone of No Return to avenge Omega. The Doctor's refusal to relent led to his being trapped inside the dial for four and a half billion years, constantly dying and recreating himself to breach the dial's barriers rather than confess his secrets. (AUDIO: Desperate Measures, Havoc), Near the end of the Last Great Time War, Rassilon was in an incarnation with a grey crewcut. Spin-off writer and DWM columnist Jacqueline Rayner described his condition as "a permanent sleep which is pretty much indistinguishable from death", and that "He's immortal, but he has no awareness," and when the trap inside the Tomb of Rassilon is triggered, "he becomes semi-aware so he can oversee or judge what's going on, before going back into his eternal sleep again". It was also claimed Rassilon had discovered the secret of immortality and was still alive in the Tower, sleeping. However, Rassilon was opposed by the Tenth Doctor, one of only two Time Lord survivors of the war. The Doctor returned to the Gallifreyans and helped them stop the Curcurbites after which Rassilon interrogated him at gunpoint. Comprehending the elemental forces at play in the heart of the Eye, Rassilon managed to refine them, setting them in a "perpetually dynamic equation" with the mass of the planet itself. Rassilon was asked to perform time experiments for them, in order to advance their technology. It was in fact Tecteun who had proposed the idea of regeneration cycles, gene splicing the ability to regenerate into future generations of Shobogans, who would later become synonymous with Gallifreyans and rename themselves Time Lords. (TV: Heaven Sent), Threatened by the Doctor's presence and still desperate for information on the Hybrid, Rassilon ordered first troops and then the High Council to make contact with the Doctor. (COMIC: Gangland), Rassilon at the time of the Type 1 TARDIS launch. Rassilon had left a tracker aboard however and called for reinforcements to pursue them to a coffin ship. (COMIC: The Final Chapter) Secret societies on Gallifrey worshipped Rassilon as a god. (PROSE: Lungbarrow), The Eleventh Doctor described Rassilon as being "Omega's boss". (GAME: City of the Daleks) The Book of the Old Time actually contained sacred star-charts which had been stolen by the Time Lords from Voyager, a mysterious Lord of Life; the Doctor speculated that, "aeons ago", Voyager had sailed his Death-ship through the dreams of Rassilon. He wishes for him and his raceto survive the time wars with the Daleksby transcending into a more powerful being of pure energy that would never die. The Master grew up on Gallifrey in the House of Oakdown, (PROSE: Divided Loyalties) though he would later comment to Wilfred Mott that growing up on Gallifrey was not something one could call childhood, but \"more a life of duty\". (COMIC: Terrorformer), Rassilon led the Fledgling Empires against the Racnoss in the Racnoss Wars, and ultimately won the conflict. Using his influence, Rassilon began manipulating the Doctor's life in his second incarnation, though it was not until he faced the Great Intelligence in the London Underground that he began to suspect he was being used. (TV: The Deadly Assassin) While one late Time Lord historian thought this to be no more than propaganda, (PROSE: A Brief History of Time Lords) the Eleventh Doctor told Amy Pond that the Eye of Time was originally the singularity at the heart of the Big Bang when explaining its nature to her. (TV: The Five Doctors), Rassilon died whilst in his thirteenth incarnation, (PROSE: Pandoric's Box) discovering to his dismay that the regeneration cycles granted by the Eye of Harmony only allowed for twelve renewals. (PROSE: The Scrolls of Rassilon) This betrayal was hidden from the Gallifreyans, as the Fourth Doctor believed that Omega's death was caused by the interference of a Black Sun agent named Fenris the Hellbringer, (COMIC: Star Death) though the Eleventh Doctor mentioned a theory that opined that Rassilon had had Omega's assistant sabotage the experiment. (TV: State of Decay) The record was written into every TARDIS. But the Fourth Doctor (Tom Baker) stops … This is a rarity for Doctor Who twofold over. (PROSE: The Legacy of Gallifrey), According to a different account, the President at the time of the Vampire War was Pandak, who Rassilon overthrew in a coup; (PROSE: The Scrolls of Rassilon) the Eremites believed the first official Lord President had been Urizen. Outraged, Rassilon tore the Sash apart, putting the Eye out of anyone's direct reach but his own. (COMIC: Monstrous Beauty) Omega later claimed that a timeline where Rassilon was both a woman and in love with him was one of several possible timelines all culminating in Omega's unwilling sacrifice. After General Trave’s future self arrived on Gallifrey to warn the past of Rassilon’s regime leading to Gallifrey's downfall. The Rassilon Imprimatur is the name given to the symbiotic nucleus of Time Lords' cell structures that allows them to withstand the molecular stresses of time travel and grants them a link to their TARDIS time machines.[5]. He personally persuaded scientist Roppen to reconfigure the Eye of Discord into a new device, one which he dubbed the "Galaxy Eater". (PROSE: The Infinity Doctors), In a parallel universe where the Sixth Doctor led the Time Lords in the War, the flagship of the First Imperial Gallifreyan Fleet was a time dreadnought named the Righteous Fist of Rassilon. (TV: The End of Time), By the end of the Time War, Rassilon had become ruthless, power-hungry and insane, being willing to destroy the whole of creation rather than accept the end of the Time Lords. According to Postar, Rassilon, confident in his power, created the Death Zone, a region of Gallifrey devoted to "the Game of Rassilon" (PROSE: The Legacy of Gallifrey) which had previously been the site of bloody games involving mere Gallifreyans. (PROSE: The Scrolls of Rassilon) He also discovered how to become immortal without having to use regenerations to survive, but believed that the secret was too dangerous to share, and thus kept it to himself, (TV: The Five Doctors) and instituted the non-interference policy after dreaming of a future Time Lord empire that used its power to suppress the weak of the universe. The Doctor hearing four knocks from Winnifred, who has gotten himself stuck in the machine. Often mixing clips with both classic Doctor Who and the modern reboot with some esoteric music, KoloSigma1 has “mastered” the Doctor/Master slash genre. (PROSE: A Brief History of Time Lords), During the early history of the Time Lords, Rassilon led the revolution against the last Pythia, (PROSE: Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible) overthrew President Pandak, (PROSE: The Scrolls of Rassilon) and instituted changes to deal with the problems of the Empire, such as ordering the creation of genetic looms to permit the Gallifreyan race to reproduce, (PROSE: Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible) creating the transduction barrier, (PROSE: The Scrolls of Rassilon) and completely ended "the Games" in the Death Zone (TV: The Five Doctors) after a period of using alien warriors instead of Gallifreyans. (PROSE: Engines of War), Rassilon during the last day of the Last Great Time War. After their physical death, Rassilon stayed active in the Matrix, ruling Gallifey from the shadows as the leader of the Matrix Lords. Rassilon charged the contemporous Trave with his future self’s crimes and had him publicly executed. Rassilon ordered the release of the virus, which wiped out a large proportion of the Gallifreyan population, and gave the remainder the ability of full-bodily regeneration. This season ends with Romana attempting to arrange as assassination to stop his dictatorship, ending with Rassilon beginning to regenerate. In his own time, he was chiefly an engineer and architect, but Time Lord society would later hail him as the first Time Lord and the single greatest figure in Gallifreyan history. Comprehending the elemental forces at play in the heart of the Eye, Rassilon managed to refine them, setting them in a "perpetually dy… However, he gave into his Zagreus persona to survive with the help of the aspects of himself released when the three were killed, recognising that Rassilon was the real threat. (PROSE: Pandoric's Box), Not long after Omega's death, Rassilon led the Time Lords against the Nestenes, managing to contain their forces in the Illia galaxy. (PROSE: The Infinity Doctors), According to Coordinator Engin, Rassilon was initially chiefly regarded as an engineer and architect. What happens then, when The Doctor fresh out of the Time war finds a sane(er) Missy? After the device's interface gave him a brief encounter with several of his future selves, Rassilon activated the device and destroyed the Nestenes in the Illia galaxy. The Master attempts to gain a new regeneration cycle by using the artifacts of Rassilon, the symbols of the President of the Council of Time Lords, to manipulate Eye of Harmony at the cost of Gallifrey. Borusa first sent two of his own High Council into the Death Zone, Thalia and Zorac, but they were struck down by bursts of psychic energy converted into elemental weaponry that resembled lightning bolts, fired by Rassilon himself from the astral plane of the Matrix. Ultimate Sanction: A last resort move of the Time Lords during … (COMIC: The Final Chapter), Rassilon was intimidating and unforgiving, but was also a hero to many Gallifreyans, (AUDIO: Zagreus) with the Second Doctor calling him "the greatest single figure in Time Lord history", (TV: The Five Doctors) though the Twelfth Doctor recalled how the Gallifreyans began to fear Rassilon after he beat Count D'if at Rassilon's roulette. 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