Tardis

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Tardis
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Tardis

The painted warriors, (PROSE: Cobweb and Ivory) or men of stone, (PROSE: Christmas on a Rational Planet, Cobweb and Ivory) were a race of living painted statues created alongside humanity by the Original Mammoths of the time before time. They worshipped Cernunnos, the Enemy. (PROSE: Cobweb and Ivory)

As the Carnival Queen showed to Chris Cwej in a vision of the time before time, the men of stone were originally the caretakers of enchanted gardens in the Mammoths' city. They were made incompatible with reality following the Time Lords' anchoring of the thread, (PROSE: Christmas on a Rational Planet) but some survived in an alter-time remnant of the Mammoth city. In their new state, the warriors were only able to move when not being observed. (PROSE: Cobweb and Ivory)

Compassion enlisted a legion of moving Terracotta warriors to influence the discovery of the jade casket. During initial surveys of the Great White Pyramid, when the warriors were "sleeping", they were still able to move when unobserved and chased Mao Lie Wei as he explored the tomb's dark corridors. The stone warriors were later woken when exposed to Octavia Sutherland's witchblood, becoming able to move at will. They killed William Grieves and saved the life of Liu Hui Ying. (PROSE: Warring States)

Avus encountered some of the painted warriors when he journeyed into their alter-time realm. (PROSE: Cobweb and Ivory)

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