(PROSE: Pandoric's Box), Their thirteenth incarnation had a bushy moustache that connected to mutton-chop sideburns as well as long, arched eyebrows. (AUDIO: Collateral) After discovering this, Romana schemed with Livia to assassinate him, allowing the Sicari to breach Gallifrey’s defences and manipulating events to get Rassilon alone. He manipulated the Doctor into performing many missions for him.  Omega, a stellar engineer, was presumed killed by the supernova that created the black hole later known as the Eye of Harmony, and Rassilon harnessed the nucleus of the black hole to provide the energy that powers time travel. Rassilon formed an alliance with the Doctor's TARDIS, which had also been infected with anti-time, promising to release its consciousness from the infection while using its body to create a sword of anti-time, with which he hoped Zagreus would kill the Divergence. (PROSE: The Legacy of Gallifrey) There it lay, beneath the Panopticon, for untold eons. (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. Among these changes, slavery was abolished. He did this to obtain the Ring of Rassilon and unlock his Foundry. Rassilon during the Dark Times. The truth was hidden under a visual filter, telling the story of an immortal Irish policeman called Brendan. Wanting revenge, he allied with the last of the Cybermen, being converted into a Cyber-President, but he and the Doctor regenerated the universe to its proper state after the Cybermen betrayed him. After General Trave’s future self arrived on Gallifrey to warn the past of Rassilon’s regime leading to Gallifrey's downfall. (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. (COMIC: Terrorformer), Rassilon led the Fledgling Empires against the Racnoss in the Racnoss Wars, and ultimately won the conflict. From within the Matrix, Rassilon began to manipulate the Doctor into destroying the Divergence, arranging for him to be possessed by the essence of anti-time and appearing to him before this happened as well as saving him, so that he could become the destructive Zagreus and be used against Gallifrey's enemies. The Master was flung trough time and regenerated. Gaining the trust of Chancellor Azmeal, Rassilon, once more desperate to extend his life and power, created the Matrix, in which the minds and memories of dying Time Lords would be recorded. (COMIC: The Final Chapter), When manifesting in his tomb, they had the face of their final incarnation with mutton-chops. 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. Rassilon's temporal senses broke down as the universe's time-looped nature left him trapped in a repeating pattern, while the Doctor and his companions returned to the main universe. see list (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 then took control of Gallifrey and became the first and, to date, only Lord High President, his successors taking the title Lord President. (PROSE: Lords and Masters)Like all Time Lords, th… Because that happened a lot in the Time War." Rassilon screamed all the way through the regeneration, so much that Ohila had to make him "a special draft of potion" to help. (TV: The Deadly Assassin, The Five Doctors) These were stored in the Capitol and, save for the supremely powerful Great Key, which at one stage found its way into the hand of Cardinal Borusa, were made available to the Lord President of the Time Lords. How much of this is true and how much of it is propaganda is not certain. It is known that he developed the technology for time travel that made his people lords of time in the distant past together with his colleague Omega. (AUDIO: Havoc), Rassilon arranged the breaching of the time freeze around Ysalus to force the War Council to destroy the planet as an example. (DWM 299). But then one of Rassilon's fellow Time Lords reveals her face to him, glancing towards the Master. People with major involvement in the DWU and in Doctor Who Magazine, when asked in TEDW 7, were divided over whether the Rassilon seen in the television story The Five Doctors is actually alive or an artificial intelligence or if he had ever died prior to The Five Doctors. Making his choice, the Doctor aims at him again] The Doctor: [to the Master] Get out of the way. (AUDIO: Omega) Another account stated that Rassilon instead had personally deactivated Omega's protective forcefield remotely seconds before the star's detonation. 31 Comments. Rassilon t… And it is good." He conspired with Androkan to steal her ship however, jettisoning her and her guards. There, the Doctor held him alone responsible for the crimes of the Last Great Time War, and for his treatment in his confession dial. 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. But the Fourth Doctor (Tom Baker) stops … (TV: Terror of the Autons), The Matrix Lords had been unable to predict Omega's return because he was trapped in an anti-matter universe, thus inimical to Gallifrey's very nature. (PROSE: Christmas on a Rational Planet) During the development of the Type 1 TARDISes, Rassilon projected an air of affability, asking to be called "Rass" by his closest friends and openly complementing the Eleventh Doctor's genius while eagerly pushing his species to venture beyond new horizons. He is shown to continue to exist in the Matrix. Within the universe of the television series, there are many contradictory legends about Rassilon. He was saved by Jorus, a Vogan. In the first story, "Star Death" (Doctor Who Magazine #47), we see Rassilon gaining the equipment to control time travel thanks to the failed initial attack. (AUDIO: Forever), In three alternate timelines, Rassilon never existed, was a woman and loved Omega, and continued to rule Gallifrey after his death from within the Matrix. (, In the scene corresponding to the point in. His regeneration was broadcast across Gallifrey, increasing his influence over the Time Lords. His ego grew ever more, so much so that he redecorated the Panopticon with statues of his former incarnations, openly proclaiming that the Time Lords "[belonged] to [him]". (AUDIO: The Bleeding Heart), Late into the War, Rassilon sent the War Doctor on a mission to find the Master after he had fled the War. Another memorable moment (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. (COMIC: Fire and Brimstone) They sent Shayde to help the Eighth Doctor destroy the Threshold base at Wormwood located on Earth's Moon. (PROSE: The Book of the War), A younger Rassilon as Lord President (PROSE: Pandoric's Box), As he ordered the new political system of Gallifrey, with himself as Lord President of a High Council, Rassilon decided to create a new, immortal aristocracy: a hundred men and women of each chapter were permitted to stand in front of the Eye of Harmony, granting them the gift of regeneration and properly making them into Time Lords. (PROSE: Remembrance of the Daleks) According to one account, Rassilon's first incarnation was a woman with dark skin; (COMIC: Monstrous Beauty) according to other accounts, their first incarnation was a male with brown hair (PROSE: The Legacy of Gallifrey) and bushy eyebrows. (PROSE: The Legacy of Gallifrey) This Time Lord messenger allowed the Third Doctor to anticipate the Master's attack of Earth with the help of the Nestene Consciousness. Memorable moment (TV: The End of Time), Rassilon was a charismatic leader who was capable of inspiring their people. (COMIC: The Tides of Time), Besides the CIA, Rassilon wished to have a free agent in the outside universe, and decreed that it should be a minor renegade known as the Doctor. (PROSE: The Book of the War) Rassilon solved the problem by creating the Great Houses and building the Looms that artificially birthed new Time Lords. (TV: The End of Time), During his alliance with the Cybermen, Rassilon proved able to siphon away power from every TARDIS in existence by manipulating the Eye of Harmony. (PROSE: The Legacy of Gallifrey), The creation of the Time Lords' time travel's power source caused the apparent death of Omega as he fell into the black hole, (TV: The Three Doctors) while Rassilon comfortably sat at the control console of the mast on Gallifrey, which would receive the power Omega helped channel. (AUDIO: Intervention Earth), The copy of Rassilon within the Matrix. (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. 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: Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible) However, the sterility may have, in reality, been a result of the anchoring of the thread. The one of Rassilon! The CIA eventually contacted him an official basis, and sent him on a mission to prevent the Sontarans from gaining mastery of time travel. This version of Rassilon had the appearance of a dark-skinned man with a broad face. 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. Within the universe of the television series, there are many contradictory legends about Rassilon. (PROSE: The Legacy of Gallifrey), Rassilon was later an older man with a bushy beard when the Eye of Harmony was activated and Gallifreyan Year 0 was established. The seal of Rassilon then became a key piece of iconography on Voga. This incarnation once again regenerated into a younger body with no beard; he was handsome and jocular. 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. Once the Doctor and the General had been taken prisoner, Rassilon wired the latter into a loom before he explained his plan to a horrified Doctor. 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). (PROSE: Jorus and the Voganauts), A bearded Rassilon with a fleet of Bowships. (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. This is a rarity for Doctor Who twofold over. (PROSE: The Legacy of Gallifrey). (TV: The Invasion of Time), The Black Scrolls of Rassilon, also later obtained by Borusa, contained forbidden, arcane secrets. (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. (COMIC: Star Death), The Gallifreyan Council was initially reluctant to finance the project, in which they had little interesest, with Council Leader Tussan attempting to humiliate Rassilon by rhetorically asking his cat what the Council should do in the matter, but the cat answered that Gallifrey should back Rassilon and Omega's temporal experiments, and the Council reluctantly agreed. (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. First mentioned in: (COMIC: Wormwood), Using temporal technology, Rassilon studied the future. Doctor Who showrunner Chris Chibnall promised that season 12 would change everything, and he wasn't understating the case.  With the prophecy deciphered that the Doctor would destroy Gallifrey to end the Time War, and told he would die on that day, Rassilon refuses to accept his fate and killed his advisor for speaking out against his plans. (PROSE: Pandoric's Box), Rassilon took members of the House of Stillhaven to be experimented on, but he spared Yayani to a mind wipe for unknown reasons. 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 … However, before she died she cursed Rassilon and all future Time Lords to sterility. 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 … (PROSE: The Legacy of Gallifrey) According to a secret account buried deep in the Matrix, immortality later came in the form of regeneration, extracted from the Timeless Child. First appearance: Although Rassilon had hoped that the deaths of his other selves would further break the Doctor, this failed when, at the Doctor's behest, Charley Pollard used the anti-time blade on him. Reflecting on these events, the Twelfth Doctor wondered if Rassilon had retained his memory of what never was, but expressed hope that he had. (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. Rassilon is a fictional character in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who. Rassilon un-Mastering humanity. (PROSE: The Quantum Archangel), Rassilon created the Alliance of Races (COMIC: Gangland) in a war against the Hyperions. (PROSE: The Scrolls of Rassilon, A Brief History of Time Lords) Around this time, he was approached by the Stranger, who told him of Gallifrey's future and pleaded with him to change established events to make the Time Lords less powerful and selfish than they would become. I have filled my personal playlist and watched and rewatched trying to decide on a top 3 (or maybe top 5) to share. (PROSE: The Legacy of Gallifrey) Before his death, Rassilon prepared his tomb to test those who sought the gift of immortality, (PROSE: Pandoric's Box) and copied his mind into the Matrix. The time-lock resumed and Rassilon, the Time Lords, and Gallifrey itself were all … However, his prolonged exposure to the Eye had granted him the gift of regeneration, and Rassilon awoke from death in a younger, fair-haired body. At the end, Rassilon guided the Doctor to Sam Jones, (PROSE: The Eight Doctors) who he knew would never dare to "screw" the Doctor. According to DWM editor Tom Spilsbury, it hadn't occurred to him before that he was anything other than being alive, and that "it might come down to semantics over what being alive means". 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: The Multi-Faceted War), After the war, Rassilon wrote the Record of Rassilon, giving a history of the war and instructions to all Time Lords to kill the King Vampire if ever they came across him. Omega, a stellar engineer, was presumed killed by the supernova that created the black hole later known as the Eye of Harmony, and Rassilon harnessed the nucleusof the black hole to provide the energy that powers time travel. What happens then, when The Doctor fresh out of the Time war finds a sane(er) Missy? 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. (COMIC: The Tides of Time). , Rassilon (portrayed by Timothy Dalton) appears as the villainous mastermind of "The End of Time", the two-part finale of the series' 2009 Specials. After the War, the Eleventh Doctor set out to find it with the help of River Song, believing it to contain records of what he did during the conflict. 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. Many tried to get him to stop the games, but only after a group of Cybermen nearly destroyed the Tower did Cardinal Pandad succeed in persuading him of the foolishness of his actions, as, had the Cybermen succeeded in destroying the Tower, they might have released the power of the Eye, and, through exposure to it, gained the same immortality and temporal abilities as the Time Lords. Omega and Rassilon are allowed to participate in all rounds. She was intrigued by them however they escaped during an attack of Cucurbites. 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. (TV: The Two Doctors), Terrified of the consequences of this transgression, the Doctor continued running, but eventually required the Time Lords' help to put right the machinations of the War Lords. (PROSE: Christmas on a Rational Planet ) With his Five Principles, Rassilon led Gallifrey into a more enlightened age, bringing about a new social order. (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". After their physical death, Rassilon stayed active in the Matrix, ruling Gallifey from the shadows as the leader of the Matrix Lords. Rassilon lusted to see more than a mortal man could in a lifetime, with his first goal being the creation of immortality, until Omega convinced him that this was unachievable and that they should instead turn their minds to the creation of time travel. However, these changes to Gallifrey's history were unstable, and the Doctor wasn't sure if Flavia or Romana was President, (PROSE: Unnatural History) or if he had parents or been born of a Loom. , Rassilon's contributions to Time Lord culture and society were immense, and his name both reverberates and is honoured throughout Time Lord history. He discovered the truth, that all … (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. (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. And is that even her name anymore? However, Rassilon was opposed by the Tenth Doctor, one of only two Time Lord survivors of the war. (PROSE: The Scrolls of Rassilon) He also created the transduction barrier that protected Gallifrey from outsiders at the dawn of the Rassilon Era. Robin Smith's rendition of Rassilon. People with major involvement in the Doctor Who television series, Doctor Who spin off media and in Doctor Who Magazine, when asked in The Essential Doctor Who magazine, were divided over whether the image of Rassilon seen in The Five Doctors is actually alive or an artificial intelligence or if he had ever died prior to The Five Doctors. 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. Doctor Who scriptwriter Mark Gatiss quipped that Rassilon is "biding his time until he regenerates into [actor] Daniel Craig". Together they rebuilt Gallifrey and re-ordered the universe along rational and scientific lines, outlawing superstition and banishing magic. Spin-off writer George Mann believed that Rassilon was dead, but the Time Lords had figured out a way of "resurrecting dead people in extreme circumstances", doing "something horrible and timey wimey".  The official history is that he was a benevolent ruler who ruled his people wisely. (TV: The End of Time), Rassilon talks with the Twelfth Doctor. Don Warrington (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. (COMIC: Supremacy of the Cybermen), A broken statue of Rassilon in the Cloister Room. Rassilon Rassilon is the presidential leader of the Time Lords and the one responsible for turning the Master evil in the first place. (TV: The Five Doctors), These artifacts, like many institutions in Time Lord society, were named "of Rassilon", in such number and with such unfailing consistency that the Eighth Doctor once reflected that Joanna Harris "couldn't imagine how much [he'd] had it in here with the This, That and the Other of Rassilon". Solar engineer, Lord President And resurrected. (PROSE: The Scrolls of Rassilon) The Valeyard claimed that Rassilon intentionally implemented a flaw in regeneration, meaning that Time Lords could only do so twelve times, so he alone could have true immortality, (AUDIO: Trial of the Valeyard) whereas the account which showed regeneration flowing from the Eye of Harmony also stated that Rassilon's original regeneration cycle was also limited to twelve renewals. Rassilon was once again left in his Bowship at the end of the universe. The fabled Ring of Rassilon, however, capable of conferring a form of immortality upon the wearer, resided in the Tomb of Rassilon in the Dark Tower located in the Death Zone. (AUDIO: The Next Life). (COMIC: Monstrous Beauty), When Rassilon returned from the Eternal War, (PROSE: The Pit) he led the overthrow of the matriarchal society of the Pythia. 2K Views. Gallifrey 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". (PROSE: Lords and Masters) Despite Rassilon's previous intention to kill the "diseased" Master, (TV: The End of Time) the Time Lords instead cured the Master's "condition" (TV: The Doctor Falls) and locked him up in Gomer's Asylum, which he later escaped from. 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. (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. Fictional character in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Rassilon&oldid=1001572494, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles with unsourced statements from July 2017, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 20 January 2021, at 08:15. Rassilon's rise to power was explored in the Virgin New Adventures novel Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible. (COMIC: Star Death), During the final days of the Last Great Time War, with the apparent help of the Gauntlet of Rassilon, he was able to provoke the molecular dispersal of another Time Lord and to revert the effects of an Immortality Gate on a planetary scale, just with a gesture ending the Master's control and was also capable of developing various scenarios and outcomes and his scheme was only foiled by the Doctor's timely intervention. (COMIC: Supremacy of the Cybermen). In the backstory of the programme, he was the founder of Time Lord society on the planet Gallifrey and its first leader, as Lord High President. [The Doctor is torn between killing Rassilon and the Master to save the world. Summary. (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. The Deadly Assassin (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. Over the years, the Eye of Harmony's power grew on its own, and Rassilon eventually descended once again beneath the Capitol to study its new properties. (PROSE: Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible), Rassilon threatens Fenris the Hellbringer. The Woman opposed Rassilon's plan to destroy time itself, (TV: The End of Time) along with the Patriarch of the House of Stillhaven. (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. Claiming to his fellow Matrix Lords that he foresaw a time when Borusa's presidency would lead Gallifrey to destruction, (PROSE: The Legacy of Gallifrey) even though his government had succeeded in saving Gallifrey from Omega a second time, (TV: Arc of Infinity) Rassilon reactivated the Death Zone for the first time since his physical death, and beguiled Borusa with the promise of immortality to be dispensed in the Dark Tower. 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". 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