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Legacy of Death was the fourth story in the fifth series of the Fourth Doctor Adventures, produced by Big Finish Productions. It was written by Jonathan Morris and featured Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor, Lalla Ward as Romana II and John Leeson as K9.

It was the second part of a two-parter with The Paradox Planet.

Publisher's summary[edit | edit source]

The Doctor, Romana, and K9 have found themselves trapped in a temporal war. On Aoris, the past battles the future — and the future fights back!

With both sides of the war now capable of time travel, the conflict is about to enter a deadly stage. As the pieces of history lock into place, there is little the Doctor can do.

With more Time Tanks moving into combat, the endgame is approaching. The people of Aoris risk extinction at their own hand.

Can even the Doctor save the same planet twice in the same day?

Plot[edit | edit source]

Part one[edit | edit source]

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Part two[edit | edit source]

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Cast[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

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  • The Doctor comments that the Machina computer was "cutting edge once but is way past its prime". This is a reference to the 1979 Prime Computer advertisement in which Tom Baker and Lalla Ward played the Doctor and Romana.
  • This story was originally released on CD and download.
  • This story formed as part of the final two episodes of a four-part story, beginning in The Paradox Planet.

Continuity[edit | edit source]

  • The Doctor tells Drang that he cannot rewrite history. (TV: The Aztecs)
  • The Doctor comments that travelling backwards in time requires more energy than travelling forwards "because it's uphill", an analogy that will also be used by the Eighth Doctor. (PROSE: Anachrophobia)

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