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Short Trips: A Universe of Terrors was the third Short Trips anthology published by Big Finish Productions. It was comprised of fifteen short stories themed in some way around the concept of terror; for example, in the horror genre, or dealing with common anxieties.

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"There are some corners of the universe which have bred the most terrible things..."

Join the Doctor on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe, from an alien world tyrannised by a god-like machine, to the British retreat from Afghanistan in 1842. Discover the secrets of the TARDIS's original owner, and of three faceless creatures stranded in 21st-century Hollywood.

And finally, if you can, face the terrors that lurk in your own heart, and in your dreams...

Fourteen brand new adventures for reading after dark!

This collection features fourteen exclusive short stories from veterans of the Doctor Who universe ­ including Marc Platt, Lance Parkin, Robert Shearman, Jonathan Morris and Trevor Baxendale — and from several authors new to it, including acclaimed fantasy novelist Juliet E McKenna.

A Universe of Terrors is compiled and edited by John Binns who in the early nineties edited the regular Doctor Who fiction collection Silver Carrier, in which many of today's Doctor Who novelists and television script-writers sharpened their teeth.

Stories[edit | edit source]

# Title Author Doctor Featuring
1 The Exiles Lance Parkin 1st Susan
2 Mire and Clay Gareth Wigmore Ian, Barbara, Susan
3 Ash Trevor Baxendale Susan, Steven
4 Face-Painter Tara Samms 2nd Jamie, Victoria
5 Losing Track of Time Juliet E McKenna 3rd Jo
6 The Discourse of Flies Jeremy Daw Sarah
7 The Fear Alexander Leithes 4th K9
8 Mauritz Jonathan Morris Adric
9 The Comet's Tail John Binns 5th
10 Long Term Andrew Campbell
11 Soul Mate David Bailey Nyssa, Tegan
12 Whiskey and Water Marc Platt 6th
13 The Death of Me Robert Shearman
14 This is My Life William Keith 7th
15 Gazing Void Huw Wilkins 8th

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