Usually, the Doctor was the first to figure out what was going on and why. After all, he was brilliant; he’d been travelling the universe for centuries, had seen and done most of what there was to see and do.
But he’d dropped the ball this time.
Space pig! Of all the things to be caught out by… Not some unknown sentient alien species, but an artificially created creature designed to distract the humans from whatever was really going on.
What that was, the Doctor didn’t know, but he intended to find out and when he did, he’d stop it.