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Doctor Who And The Armageddon Factor

Author: Terrance Dicks

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: W H Allen and Co Ltd (1980)

Some time ago, the White Guardian, one of the most powerful beings in the Cosmos, had set the Doctor an urgent task - to find and reassemble the six segments of the Key to Time. The Doctor and Romana had successfully retrieved five of the segments and now they have reached the plant Atrios in the middle of an atomic war, to search for the last, most vital piece. Sinister dangers await them in this final stage of their quest.

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Doctor Who And The Attack Of The Cybermen

Author: Eric Saward

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Target (1992)

A story featuring the further adventures of the time traveller Dr Who, as he journeys through time and space with a variety of companions. This work is based on the television series of the same title, first screened in 1985 and featuring Colin Baker as the sixth Doctor.

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Doctor Who And The Auton Invasion

Author: Terrance Dicks

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Target (1974)

In the third Doctor's first adventure, the Doctor, Liz Shaw, and the Brigadier grapple with the nightmarish invasion of the Autons - living, giant-sized, plastic-modelled 'humans' with no hair and sightless eyes; waxwork replicas and tailors' dummies whose murderous behaviour is directed by the Nestene Consciousness.

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Doctor Who And The Claws Of Axos

Author: Terrance Dicks

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Target (1983)

In many respects, 'The Claws of Axos' is an archetypal third Doctor and UNIT story. It contains all the classic elements: a possible threat which turns out to be more than meets the eye, officials who cause more harm than good due to their own self-importance, the stalwarts UNIT troops disarmed by the regular army, and the Doctor several steps ahead of everyone. The substantial difference from this standard story is that the aliens, the Axons, offer humanity a gift - the miracle element, Axonite, which could help solve humanity's problems.

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Doctor Who And The Creature From The Pit

Author: David Fisher

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Target (1981)

The planet Chloris is very fertile, but metal is in short supply and has therefore become extremely valuable. A huge creature, with most unusual physical properties, arrives from an alien planet which can provide Chloris with metal from its own unlimited supplies, in exchange for chlorophyll. However, the ruthless Lady Adrasta has been able to exploit the shortage of metal to her own advantage, and has no wish to see the situation change. The Doctor and Romana land on Chloris just as the creature's alien masters begin to lose patience over their ambassador's long absence. The action the aliens decide to take will have devastating consequences for Chloris, unless something is done to prevent it...Tom Baker, who played the Fourth Doctor in the BBC TV series,

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Doctor Who And The Crusaders

Author: David Whitaker

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Target (1973)

Back on Earth again, Tardis lands Doctor Who and his friends into the midst of the twelfth-century crusades. Soon the adventures are embroiled in a conflict between Richard the Lionheart and the Sultan Saladin, rules of the warlike Saracens…

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Doctor Who And The Curse Of Peladon

Author: Brian Hayles

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Target (1974)

When the Chatterton family lose all their money, they end up in Scotland Road, a Liverpool slum area. Despite the efforts of the local residents to welcome them, they maintain their distance. The arrival of World War I, however, changes things dramatically for all the community.

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Doctor Who And The Dalek Invasion Of Earth

Author: Terrance Dicks

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Target (1984)

The Doctor finally manages to get the Tardis to return to London. But much to the disappointment of Ian and Barbara he has overshot by a couple of centuries and Earth is now a much more dangerous place than it was in their time. The Daleks are now the masters of Earth and humans have either been subjugated as slaves or converted into cybernetic minions.

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Doctor Who And The Day Of The Daleks

Author: Terrance Dicks

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Target (1974)

UNIT is called in when an important diplomat is attacked in his own home - by a man who then vanishes into thin air. The Doctor and Jo spend a night in the 'haunted' house and meet the attackers - who have time-jumped back from the 22nd century in the hope of changing history. Travelling forward in time, the Doctor and Jo find themselves trapped in a future world where humans are slaves and the Daleks have already invaded. Using their ape-like servants, the Ogrons, to maintain order, the Daleks are now the masters of Earth. As the Doctor desperately works to discover what has happened to put history off-track, the Daleks plan a time-jump attack on the 20th century.

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Doctor Who And The Destiny Of The Daleks

Author: Terrance Dicks

Part of a series: Doctor Who

Publisher: Target (1979)

On Skaro, the home world of the Daleks, the Doctor encounters the militaristic Movellans - who have come to Skaro on a secret mission - whilst his companion Romana falls into the hands of the Daleks themselves. It soon becomes apparent that the Daleks have returned to their abandoned home city with a crucial objective, one which they hope will give them the advantage in a strategic war. When the Doctor realises what the Daleks are up to, he is compelled to intervene. But he has not bargained for the Movellans having a few secrets of their own, and soon he, Romana and the human refugee Tyssan are wondering who exactly they can trust. Moreover, will they be able to avert the Daleks from their self-proclaimed destiny?

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