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The Last Resort was the sixty-fourth novel in the BBC Eighth Doctor Adventures series. It was written by Paul Leonard, released 3 June 2003 and featured the Eighth Doctor, Fitz Kreiner, Anji Kapoor and Trix MacMillan.

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"I think time and space just fell apart."

Anji isn't sure, but then it's hard to be sure of anything now. Good Times Inc. promised a new tourist experience, with hotels in every major period of human history — but that kind of arrogance comes with a price, and it's a price the Doctor doesn't want to pay.

As aliens conquer an alternative Earth, Anji and Fitz race to find out how to stop Good Times without stopping time itself. But they find that events are out of control — they can't even save each other. And when the Doctor tries to help, it gets far worse. At the Last Resort, only Sabbath can save the day. And then the price gets even higher...


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  • Anji sees a Dalek in the time vortex. It is escaping one of the realities. She doesn't recognise it as a Dalek.
  • The Time Police follow and stop errant time travellers.
  • Fitz saw all nine Star Wars films at a cinema in the 2040s.
  • Jack creates a new species who become the dominant race of Mars.


  • Much of this novel's story structure shares similarities with the movie Groundhog Day.
  • Unusually, the Doctor does not appear until Page 152, almost halfway through.
  • The novel correctly predicted that there would eventually be nine Star Wars films. It was written well before plans for the sequel trilogy were announced.


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