I think if there is one person that can honor the Ponds place as companions and take care of the Doctor it is her. I trust they will rescue each other, and that she’ll keep up with him like no one has ever done before, including mentally. So welcome, Clara Oswin.
“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”
It’s a spiral. It reminds us that we can all rise to one or fall to another.