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This page lists appearances of the Master played by Eric Roberts in the order in which he experienced them. It relies on much speculation to fit semi-contradictory sources together, and should absolutely not be seen as representative of this wiki's general policy.


After the Thirteenth Master stole the body of Bruce Gerhardt, this new Master adopted a rather distinct persona. The full timeline of the Thirteenth Master can be found here.

Timeline[]

Concurrent page: Thirteenth Master

Opening the Eye of Harmony[]

Having survived his execution on Skaro by using a Deathworm Morphant, the Master forces the Doctor's TARDIS to land in 1999 San Francisco, where, after the Doctor is critically injured, the Master possesses the body of Bruce Gerhardt. Bribing Chang Lee, the Master hunts down the Eighth Doctor to steal his body and remaining regenerations. During a final fight with the Doctor in his TARDIS, the Master is sucked into the Eye of Harmony.
(REFERENCE)
After falling into the Eye of Harmony, the Eye attempts to convert the Master into pure energy, but he is able to escape into a spare room in the Doctor's TARDIS, which is then jettisoned into the Time Vortex. (AUDIO: The Lifeboat and the Deathboat)
Directly after Doctor Who, the Master's voice can be heard mocking the Doctor after he springs "one final trap" left in the TARDIS.

Trapped in the Time Vortex[]

The Master is still wearing his Gallifreyan robes.
The Master's hair is still brown, setting this before Faustian, and he is wearing his clothes from The Lifeboat and the Deathboat. It is possible that Missy rescued him from the Time Vortex for Battle of the Bands Beyond the Stars.
Follows on from The Abominable Showmen.
The Master has been trapped aboard the jettisoned room in the Time Vortex for "roughly a hundred years". He escapes in a stasis capsule.
After boarding a ship and drifting through the Time Vortex for "a while", the Master arrives on Kolstan. He encounters the Eighth Doctor for the first time since Doctor Who. Missy and the "War" Master plan to wipe his memory and throw him back into the Time Vortex after they give a future version of the "Deathworm" Master a new regeneration cycle.
The Master is Time Scooped by a future incarnation. His hair is still brown, setting this before Faustian, and he is wearing his clothes from The Lifeboat and the Deathboat and Day of the Master.

Working with Lila Kreeg[]

(SEGMENT)
The Master begins contacting Lila Kreeg on Earth and instructing her on how to complete her work on a wormhole that can free him from the Time Vortex. (AUDIO: Faustian)
The Master and claims to have been trapped in the Time Vortex for "an eternity". His hair has gone grey since The Lifeboat and the Deathboat. He manages to send a message to Earth during Halloween.
Still trapped in the Time Vortex, the Master manages to send another message to Earth during Christmas.
The Master sends a message to Lila on Valentine's Day.
The Master escapes the Time Vortex after successfully instructing Lila on how to build a wormhole.
Months have passed since Faustian. The Master is forced back into the Time Vortex by Lila after he attempts to destroy Earth.

Rescued by Esterath[]

(FLASHBACK)
The Master found himself drifting through the Time Vortex, where Bruce's body decayed beyond recovery. His fragile essence was saved by Esterath and resurrected into the body of a deceased vagrant, in order to take part in the fight for The Glory. (COMIC: The Glorious Dead)

Currently unplaced[]

These entries are placed here due to being part of ongoing storylines that have yet to offer sufficient enough evidence to be placed in a specific part of this Master's timeline, unless further evidence arises in the stories to come.

Awaiting placement[]

These entries are placed here until a suitable position in the timeline can be determined based on the available evidence.

Footnotes[]

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