- While it's not brought up very often. The first thing Troi senses from The Doctor when they meet in Issue 2 is that he's "very old, and very kind, and very lonely".
- Part of the final plan involves a quick trip to the battle of Wolf 359. The Doctor gives Picard a very Timey-Wimey and very fake reason that he should not be brought along. When Amy calls him out on this, he responds that it's better not to relive certain days, with a significant look at Locutus.
Tear Jerker / Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation²