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{{Infobox Story
 
{{Infobox Story
|name = Gallifrey: Annihilation
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|image = Annihilation Gallifrey cover.jpg
|image = Annihilation CD Cover.jpg
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|range = Gallifrey (audio series)
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|series in range = Gallifrey IV
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|series number in range = IV
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|number in series = 3
 
|series = ''[[Gallifrey (audio series)|Gallifrey]]''
 
|series = ''[[Gallifrey (audio series)|Gallifrey]]''
 
|number = Chapter 17
 
|number = Chapter 17
 
|main character = [[Romana II]], [[Leela]], [[K9 Mark II]]
 
|main character = [[Romana II]], [[Leela]], [[K9 Mark II]]
|featuring = [[Narvin]], [[Borusa (Annihilation)|Magistrix Borusa]]
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|featuring = Narvin
|enemy = [[Prydon|Lord Prydon]]
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|featuring2 = Borusa (Annihilation)
|setting = The [[Axis]], [[Gallifrey (Annihilation)|Gallifrey]] ([[alternate timeline]])
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|enemy = [[Prydon]]
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|setting = The [[Axis]], [[Gallifrey (Annihilation)|Gallifrey]]
 
|writer = [[Scott Handcock]], [[Gary Russell]]
 
|writer = [[Scott Handcock]], [[Gary Russell]]
 
|director = [[Gary Russell]]
 
|director = [[Gary Russell]]
 
|producer = [[Gary Russell]]
 
|producer = [[Gary Russell]]
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|music = [[David Darlington]]
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|sound = [[David Darlington]]
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|cover = [[Alex Mallinson]] / [[Simon Holub]]
 
|publisher = Big Finish Productions
 
|publisher = Big Finish Productions
 
|release date = [[March (releases)|March]] [[2011 (releases)|2011]]
 
|release date = [[March (releases)|March]] [[2011 (releases)|2011]]
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|prev = Disassembled (audio story)
 
|prev = Disassembled (audio story)
 
|next = Forever (audio story)
 
|next = Forever (audio story)
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'''''Annihilation''''' was the third story of the fourth series of [[Big Finish]]'s ''[[Gallifrey (audio series)|Gallifrey]]'' audio series. It was written by [[Gary Russell]] and [[Scott Handcock]].
 
'''''Annihilation''''' was the third story of the fourth series of [[Big Finish]]'s ''[[Gallifrey (audio series)|Gallifrey]]'' audio series. It was written by [[Gary Russell]] and [[Scott Handcock]].
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== Publisher's summary ==
 
== Publisher's summary ==
Gallifrey dies...
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[[Gallifrey]] dies...
   
Romana and her comrades find themselves in the dank and grubby wastelands of northern Gallifrey, trapped between two forces in a long and ancient war.
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[[Romana II|Romana]] and her comrades find themselves in the dank and grubby wastelands of northern Gallifrey, trapped between two forces in a long and ancient war.
   
One side bides their time within their nests, whilst the other draws up troops across the trenches. Both sides have their secrets, their means to win the war and both want Romana fighting alongside them…
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One side bides their time within their nests, whilst the other draws up troops across the trenches. Both sides have their secrets, their means to win the war and both want Romana fighting alongside them...
   
After millennia of warfare, the final assault approaches. The Ancient Enemy and the True Lords want this world. And before this night is out, there will be bloodshed.
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After millennia of warfare, the final assault approaches. The Ancient Enemy and the [[True Lord]]s want this world. And before this night is out, there will be bloodshed.
   
 
== Plot ==
 
== Plot ==
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* [[K9 Mark II]] - [[John Leeson]]
 
* [[K9 Mark II]] - [[John Leeson]]
 
* [[Narvin]] - [[Sean Carlsen]]
 
* [[Narvin]] - [[Sean Carlsen]]
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=== Alternative Gallifrey ===
 
=== Alternative Gallifrey ===
 
* [[Borusa (Annihilation)|Magistrix Borusa]] - [[Katy Manning]]
 
* [[Borusa (Annihilation)|Magistrix Borusa]] - [[Katy Manning]]
 
* [[Cloris|Captain Cloris]] - [[Alan Ruscoe]]
 
* [[Cloris|Captain Cloris]] - [[Alan Ruscoe]]
* [[Torvald]] - [[Andy Coleman]]
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* [[Torvald (Annihilation)|Torvald]] - [[Andy Coleman]]
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* [[Kraylon]] - [[Chris Johnson (actor)|Chris Johnson]]
 
* [[Hollis]] - [[Gary Russell]]
 
* [[Hollis]] - [[Gary Russell]]
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* [[Vekken]] - [[Scott Handcock]]
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* [[Thetac]] - [[Charlotte Parkyn]]
 
* [[Prydon|Lord Prydon]] - [[Geoffrey Beevers]]
 
* [[Prydon|Lord Prydon]] - [[Geoffrey Beevers]]
 
* [[Arcalia|Prime Enforcer Arcalia]] - [[Alexander Vlahos]]
 
* [[Arcalia|Prime Enforcer Arcalia]] - [[Alexander Vlahos]]
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== References ==
 
== References ==
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=== Alternative Gallifrey ===
=== Individuals ===
 
* Leela regains her sight after drinking [[vampire]] blood.
 
* Narvin is critically injured, and is forced to admit to Leela and Romana that he can no longer regenerate.
 
 
=== Gallifrey ===
 
:Information concerns alternative [[Gallifrey (Annihilation)|Gallifrey]].
 
 
* The [[True Lord]]s are those under Magistrix Borusa's command and are not [[vampire]]s.
 
* The [[True Lord]]s are those under Magistrix Borusa's command and are not [[vampire]]s.
* The True Lords create "hounds" by having their people drink measured amounts of vampire blood.
 
 
* [[Transduction barrier]]s controlled by the vampires prevent sunlight from touching Gallifrey.
 
* [[Transduction barrier]]s controlled by the vampires prevent sunlight from touching Gallifrey.
 
* Lord Prydon mentions the Houses of [[House of Heartshaven|Heartshaven]] and [[House of Lungbarrow|Lungbarrow]].
 
* Lord Prydon mentions the Houses of [[House of Heartshaven|Heartshaven]] and [[House of Lungbarrow|Lungbarrow]].
* The founders of the True Lord Society are [[Omega]], [[Theta]] and [[Zagreus]].
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* The founders of the True Lord Society are [[Omega (Annihilation)|Omega]], [[Theta (Annihilation)|Theta]] and [[Zagreus (Annihilation)|Zagreus]].
* When predicting the future, Cassandra quotes the Gallifreyan nursery rhyme, which in the [[N-Space]] refers to Zagreus, instead in this Gallifrey the first lines are "Lord Prydon sits inside your head, Lord Prydon lives among the dead..."
 
   
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
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== Continuity ==
 
== Continuity ==
 
* Leela regains her eyesight, which she lost in [[AUDIO]]: ''[[Fractures (audio story)|Fractures]]''.
 
* Leela regains her eyesight, which she lost in [[AUDIO]]: ''[[Fractures (audio story)|Fractures]]''.
* Romana is unimpressed by the vampires, having previously encountered the [[Great Vampire]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[State of Decay]]'')
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* Romana is unimpressed by the vampires, having previously encountered the [[Great Vampire]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[State of Decay (TV story)|State of Decay]]'')
* Braxiatel was lost to the group in [[AUDIO]]: ''[[Disassembled (audio story)|Disassembled]]''.
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* [[Irving Braxiatel|Braxiatel]] was lost to the group in [[AUDIO]]: ''[[Disassembled (audio story)|Disassembled]]''.
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* Leela thought on hearing Borusa's title, Magistrix, that the devastation on this Gallifrey was due to [[Pandora]]. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[Lies (audio story)|Lies]]'' et al.)
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* The [[Eternal War]] is still occurring. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[The Pit (novel)|The Pit]], [[Damaged Goods (novel)|Damaged Goods]]'', et al.)
   
 
== External links ==
 
== External links ==
* {{bigfinish|releases/v/gallifrey-series-4-box-set-389|Annihilation}}
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{{bigfinish|releases/v/gallifrey-series-4-box-set-389|Annihilation}}
 
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[[Category:Gallifrey IV audio stories]]
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[[Category:Audio stories set on Gallifrey]]
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[[Category:Stories set in alternate timelines]]
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[[Category:Romana audio stories]]
 
[[Category:Stories set in alternative timelines]]
 
[[Category:K9 stories]]
 

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Annihilation was the third story of the fourth series of Big Finish's Gallifrey audio series. It was written by Gary Russell and Scott Handcock.

Publisher's summary

Gallifrey dies...

Romana and her comrades find themselves in the dank and grubby wastelands of northern Gallifrey, trapped between two forces in a long and ancient war.

One side bides their time within their nests, whilst the other draws up troops across the trenches. Both sides have their secrets, their means to win the war — and both want Romana fighting alongside them...

After millennia of warfare, the final assault approaches. The Ancient Enemy and the True Lords want this world. And before this night is out, there will be bloodshed.

Plot

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Cast

Gallifrey

Alternative Gallifrey

References

Alternative Gallifrey

Notes

  • This is the only audio drama in the fourth series of Gallifrey not to feature alternative versions of either Romana or Vansell.

Continuity

External links

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