That's parenting done right..... But think for a second, what if he had schizophrenia and he thought he really was a Dalek? What if it was like another Clara situation but instead he's trying to escape from the atrocity that he calls life?
Wait what? Did he carry the torch for real?? Cause David Tennant carries the torch in the episode with the little girl Chloe whose drawings come to life because of the little alien that overtook her body. Weird.