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Something Borrowed was the sixth Puffin eshort released to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who.

Publisher's summary[edit | edit source]

A wedding on the planet Koturia turns out to be a far more dangerous proposition than the Sixth Doctor and Peri ever expected. It marks the return of a formidable old foe whose genius matches the Doctor's. Can the Doctor outwit this villain, save Peri and stop the wedding in time?

Plot[edit | edit source]

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Characters[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

The Doctor[edit | edit source]

Species[edit | edit source]

Places[edit | edit source]

  • Koturia was modelled after Las Vegas, making it another New Vegas, and contained replicas of the Sahara and the Flamingo hotel and casinos.

Cultural references[edit | edit source]

  • The person officiating at the wedding is dressed like Elvis Presley.
  • Koturian culture has taken the garish "Vegas wedding" concept and turned it into an event of major cultural significance.

Items[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The story is told in first person from Peri Brown's perspective. It is one of only a handful of officially published Doctor Who prose pieces to be told in this format.
  • This is the first story since the 2005 television revival of Doctor Who began in which the Rani has appeared in any media.
  • The Doctor states that the time period is about 200 years later than Peri's current time period of the 1980s.
  • An audiobook of the story was read by Sophie Aldred.
  • In the Slipcase Edition of this story, the silhouette of Third Doctor is accidentally used in place of the Sixth.

Continuity[edit | edit source]

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