Myself? I just thought it was a Diabolus Ex Machina. And kind of pointless at that. Honestly, Davies, Doctor Who is not Heroes. There's no need for the angst brigade every 2 episodes.
He created the most tragic fate imaginable for Donna.
And speaking of endings, the ending of Davies' run more-or less solidified my reason for preferring Eccelston over Tennent. Don't get me wrong, I love 10 (Well, except for the part where Mr. Russel keeps trying to turn him into Jesus.), but his regeneration? Suuuuuuucked. Let's have a retrospective.
Nine: Develops from a shell-shocked war veteran into a someone completely satisfied with his actions, no regrets at all, and goes out with a smile and a witty one liner.
Ten: Goes on and on about he really does not want to die. And stays that way. And then... 'I don't want to go... *Regeneration*'
Edit: (Now that I think about it, most of the Davies-written episodes sucked (The low-blow being, of course, the abomination that is Love and Monsters.) Most of the memoriable, much-loved episodes, like Blink and Silence in the Library/Forest of the Dead? Written by the Grand Moff himself.)
Edited by Richard, 24 April 2011 - 07:19 PM.