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Terror of the Sontarans was the two hundred and third story in Big Finish's monthly range. It was written by John Dorney and Dan Starkey and featured Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor and Bonnie Langford as Melanie Bush.

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Once it was a mining facility. Then later its corridors rang with screams generated by grotesque military experiments. However when the Doctor and Mel arrive on a hostile alien world after detecting a distress signal, the base they find themselves in is almost deserted.

But not for long. Soon the Doctor's old enemies, the Sontarans, have landed, and are searching for the remnants of their previous research team. Before long they uncover evidence of strange occurrences on the planet. Of madness and death.

They are warriors bred for war, strong of spirit and unafraid of death. To fear the enemy is an act of betrayal. Nothing holds terror for the Sontarans.

Until now...


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  • The Doctor isn't sure whether he prefers the bridge or the opera house on Sydney Harbour.
  • Mel took some combat training at the Pease Pottage community hall.
  • Mel says that she isn't as combat trained as The Karate Kid.
  • The Sontarans considered Earth to be a Level 4 planet which is beginning to gain influence in Mutter's Spiral.
  • Ketch had a human mother and an indeterminate alien father.
  • The base was established in July, 2996, 80 years before the Doctor and Mel arrive.
  • The Sontarans are active in the Hammerhead Nebula.



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