“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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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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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).
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
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