Publisher's Summary

Four, self-contained, 25-minute episodes, featuring the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex.

1. False Gods by Mark Morris

In the blistering heat of the Egyptian desert Howard Carter and his team search for the lost tomb of Userhat, a servant of the god Amun. What they discover sheds new light on the history of the world as we know it.

2. Order of Simplicity by Nick Scovell

Dr. Verryman has devoted his life to the advancement of knowledge. When his experiments on a remote planet threaten the entire human race only the Doctor can help - if he puts his mind to it.

3. Casualties of War by Mark Michalowski

Opportunity knocks in postwar London. But when a tea leaf steals from the wrong woman it becomes a race against time to discover the truth. Only some truths are best left untold.

4. The Word Lord by Steven Hall

In a top secret military bunker deep beneath the Antarctic ice a mysterious death threatens peace negotiations and could spell disaster for the inhabitants of Earth. Can the Doctor cross the t's and dot the i's? Or will his efforts get lost in translation?


False Gods

Order of Simplicity

Casualties of War

The Word Lord



  • Star Wars and David Attenborough seem to still be famous in the 2020s.
  • Stephen Hawking is still known about in the 31st century.
  • Hex is good at making tea, and doesn't like basements.

Discontinuity, Plot Holes, Errors

  • Hex doesen't know about VE Day, but he surely must, as he would have learnt about it in school in 2005. Perhaps Hex wasn't lying when he said he must've been off sick.



Forty Five occurs after: The Dark Husband

Forty Five occurs before: The Magic Mousetrap

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