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The Age of Sutekh was the eighth and final story in the seventh series of The Fourth Doctor Adventures, produced by Big Finish Productions. It was written by Guy Adams and featured Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor and Louise Jameson as Leela.

It was the conclusion of a story which began in Kill the Doctor!.

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The world has changed. And the evil Osiran Sutekh is returning.

As blood sacrifices and worship boost the strength of the God of War, servicer robots walk the streets, killing those who have not converted.

Leela is working with the homeless population of the city, while the Doctor co-operates with the police.

A brutal battle is ready to begin. And if the Doctor and his friends fail, everyone in the galaxy will perish.


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  • The Doctor quotes Oscar Wilde: "You can always judge a man based on the quality of his enemies."
  • Sutekh can repurpose matter; at his full power, he could think fleets of sky barges into existence, but presently only creates one.
  • The Doctor warns that the longer Sutekh's reality of Drummond persists, the harder it will be to shift back to how it was.
  • Sutekh has been nothing but a thought for centuries, a creature of pure will. The decay of his body is hastened.
  • Sutekh's power is psychosomatic.
  • Sutekh says he is "the snake coiling around the throat of the universe."
  • The Citadel of Horus is recreated on Drummond. Sutekh remembers the waterfall and gardens full of "dirty ever-growing life."


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