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The Rise of the New Humans was the first story in The Third Doctor Adventures: Volume Four. It was written by Guy Adams and featured Tim Treloar as the Third Doctor, Katy Manning as Jo Grant and Rufus Hound as the Monk.

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When a man dies after falling from the top floor of a multi-storey car park, the Doctor and Jo wonder why it should be of interest to UNIT. Then they see the protuberances on the man's back... As he fell, he tried to grow wings.

Looking into the man's past leads the Doctor and Jo to a remote private hospital where the staff aren't as helpful as they could be, and the Chief Administrator is unavailable to meet with them.

Breaking into some restricted wards, the Doctor notes the presence of alien and futuristic technology. The whole thing bears the unmistakable hallmarks of one of his own people's interference, one of his old foes. Except not perhaps the one he might have imagined.

The Monk is back. And this time his meddling may have gone too far.


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  • The Monk refers to the Doctor and the Master's rivalry as "a grudge", and mocks the latter as clad "in a suit smelling of Ogron."
  • The Doctor at first believed the Master was involved before the Monk showed himself.
  • The Monk and the Doctor discuss regeneration.
  • The Monk's TARDIS is disguised as a 19th century armoire. It has multiple kitchens, a home theatre system and comfortable chairs and sofas.
  • The Doctor sabotages the Monk's TARDIS's temporal buffers.


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