Echoes of War was the second story in the audio anthology The Eighth Doctor: Time War: Volume One, produced by Big Finish Productions. It was written by Matt Fitton and featured Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor and Rakhee Thakrar as Bliss.
Publisher's summary[edit | edit source]
To stay alive, they must cross a landscape where time itself is corrupted. A forest which cycles through growth and decay, where sounds of battle are never far away, and where strange creatures lurk all around.
Plot[edit | edit source]
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Cast[edit | edit source]
- The Doctor - Paul McGann
- Bliss - Rakhee Thakrar
- Rupa Maguire - Nimmy March
- Quarren Maguire - David Ganly
- Jefferson - Hywel Morgan
- Dal/Daleks - Nicholas Briggs
- Cardinal Ollistra - Jacqueline Pearce
- Captain Tamasan - Karina Fernandez
References[edit | edit source]
- Time distortion covers the jungle planet, causing the jungle to grow and die and regrow and die again, and echoes of the time war in poisoned time-space. It is a trap Ollistra set for a Dalek fleet.
- Dal counts time in rels.
- Bliss is an alumna of Luna University.
- Now devourers are time disruptors that release chronon dispersals the Doctor remembers from Jane's Guide to Temporal Weapons. They are nanoscopic weapons that destroy the very concept of linear time.
- Rupa exclaims "what on Ganymede?"
- Bliss reflects that she thought the war was "ancient history," but a time war "doesn't work like that."
- The time war forces the monkey-like natives to evolve back and forth.
- The Twenty-Ninth Fleet and Third Patrex Battalion are Gallifrey regiments.
- Type 120s are new battle TARDISes.
Notes[edit | edit source]
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Continuity[edit | edit source]
- This story follows on directly from the Doctor rescuing the survivors of the Theseus. (AUDIO: The Starship of Theseus)
- The TARDIS has become an empty police box without its interior dimension. (AUDIO: Lost Property; TV: Father's Day)
- The Doctor would again try to reason with a Dalek to change its ways in his twelfth incarnation, with an arguable amount of success. (TV: Into the Dalek)
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