Post by Daniel60
If he *IS* talking to himself, then surely he would be speaking
to himself in his native language ... Gallifreyan, wouldn't he??
He is not re-generating, as The TARDIS is not around, so cannot
be using the TARDIS translation circuitry!!
It's either ...
A. the same TV translation convention that had Time Lords seeming
to speak English in The Deadly Assassin despite no human companions
to translate for in either story.
B. proof that the TARDIS translator circuits are only needed for
companions, while Time Lords' latent telepathic powers allow their
speech to be translated naturally.