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|name= Acts of Senseless Devotion
 
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|main character= [[Bernice Summerfield]]
 
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|setting= Alternate [[Braxiatel Collection]], [[27th century]]
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|writer= [[Pete Kempshall]]
 
|writer= [[Pete Kempshall]]
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}}'''''Acts of Senseless Devotion''''' was the fourth story in the [[Bernice Summerfield]] anthology ''[[Something Changed]]''. It was written by [[Pete Kempshall]].
 
}}'''''Acts of Senseless Devotion''''' was the fourth story in the [[Bernice Summerfield]] anthology ''[[Something Changed]]''. It was written by [[Pete Kempshall]].
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== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
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Bernice Summerfield wakes up in a strange place, her first instinct is to find Peter. Dr Wh'thm says she is blind, but he has worse news for her. Peter has a matter of hours to live. Benny tries to find a way to help him, and asks Bev to find an old acquaintance, one with a power of a crystal.
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== Characters ==
 
== Characters ==
 
* [[Bernice Summerfield]]
 
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* [[Jason Kane]]
 
* [[Jason Kane]]
 
* [[Avril Fenman]]
 
* [[Avril Fenman]]
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* [[Wt'hlm|Doctor Wt'hlm]]
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
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* Bev has scars on her face from being tortured by [[Bernard Moskof]].
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* Bev communicates through her [[wall-comm]].
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* Peter's unique hybridised [[human]]-[[killoran]] DNA made it difficult for Dr Wt'hlm to treat him.
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* [[Sherlock Holmes]] is mentioned.
   
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
 
* Like most of the other stories in this anthology, this story takes place in an altered timeline created by Doggles' [[history machine]]; these timelines are (mostly) erased when [[Braxiatel]] returns things to normal.
 
* Like most of the other stories in this anthology, this story takes place in an altered timeline created by Doggles' [[history machine]]; these timelines are (mostly) erased when [[Braxiatel]] returns things to normal.
* This story marks the first appearance of [[Avril Fenman]] since her introduction in ''[[The Squire's Crystal]]''. Because the events in this story are part of an [[alternate timeline]], Fenman doesn't formally reappear until the audio story ''[[The Curse of Fenman (audio story)|The Curse of Fenman]]''.
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* This story marks the first full appearance of [[Avril Fenman]] since her introduction in [[PROSE]]: ''[[The Squire's Crystal]]''; she briefly appeared in [[PROSE]]: ''[[The Glass Prison]]''. Because the events in this story are part of an [[alternate timeline]], Fenman doesn't formally reappear until [[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Curse of Fenman (audio story)|The Curse of Fenman]]''.
   
 
== Continuity ==
 
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Acts of Senseless Devotion was the fourth story in the Bernice Summerfield anthology Something Changed. It was written by Pete Kempshall.

Summary

Bernice Summerfield wakes up in a strange place, her first instinct is to find Peter. Dr Wh'thm says she is blind, but he has worse news for her. Peter has a matter of hours to live. Benny tries to find a way to help him, and asks Bev to find an old acquaintance, one with a power of a crystal.

Characters

References

Notes

Continuity

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