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Doctor Who: The Deadly Assassin (parts three and four)

“The Deadly Assassin” aims for a really big ending, but it’s always felt hollow to me. I get what they were trying to do. The idea is that after hundreds of thousands of years, maybe millions, the actual scientific basis for the Time Lords’ power, and their ability to regenerate, has been lost to time and passed into legend, and the present day Time Lords are so lackadaisical and incurious that nobody really cares about anything other than the legend. 651 more words

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Doctor Who: The Deadly Assassin (parts one and two)

For many people who participate in fandom, the past is always preferable to the present. It’s not unique to Doctor Who, you see it in many long-running franchise fandoms, especially… 862 more words

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The tale of the scientist

Tell me, said the young one sitting with some care
    among alembics and algorithms
half-lit in a slanting sun

Here, in your tower, you who have seen far
    What is your wisdom? 229 more words
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doctor who: the missy chronicles, anthology;


Know your frenemy.

‘I’ve had adventures too. My whole life doesn’t revolve around you, you know.’

When she’s not busy amassing armies of Cybermen, or manipulating the Doctor and his companions, Missy has plenty of time to kill (literally).

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Part 37 - Trouble in the Ranks

Despite the fact that not so many people were singled out – there was still time spent on various people.  Several people had brought their horses and once again Kert worked his magic – but always in the process the owner comes off as the ‘weaker’ person, who doesn’t have the skills of The Master. 823 more words

My Horse Journey - The Long Road To Positive Reinforcement

The Novel of the Film (audiobook)

At Christmas I received an interesting Doctor Who product I’d only recently heard of: Tales from the TARDIS, a collection of classic Doctor Who stories that were novelized and then abridged for audiobook format, read by the actor of the relevant Doctor.  810 more words

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Masterful Series 3 Steelbook Redesign Revealed

The revised cover for the steelbook release of Doctor Who: The Complete Series 3 has been unveiled.  The redesign comes after the original was subject to a large amount of fan feedback aimed at the use of the image of… 73 more words