A Prologue is the seventh story in The Shakespeare Notebooks, featuring the War Doctor.

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This fragment appears to be a variant version of the opening of Henry V, Shakespeare's play about the events before and after the battle of Agincourt in 1415. The Chorus is the first character to appear, and explains to the audience that the lifelike depiction of such a conflict is beyond the means of a little group of actors in a wooden theatre. However, the battle described here is fought by agents other than the French and the English - combatants such as the Daleks, the Nightmare Child and the Time Lords are mentioned. This war would seem to have conducted on a scale even further beyond the possibility of representation with a small cast and modest set of props.

In a variant version of William Shakespeare's play, Henry V, the first character, The Chorus, tells the audience of the Last Great Time War.

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