Life on Earth can be an adventure, too. You just need to know where to look.
When Luke and Clyde go missing after a trip to a laser-tag arena, Sarah Jane and Maria go to talk to Mark Grantham, the shifty owner. After some investigation, they realise he is working with Kudlak, an alien warrior, to recruit soldiers to fight a war on the planet Uvodni! Will Sarah Jane and Maria be able to stop him?
- Sarah Jane Smith
- Luke Smith
- Maria Jackson
- Alan Jackson
- Clyde Langer
- Mark Grantham
- Uvlavad Kudlak
- Louise Barsthorpe
- Kelsey Hooper is still one of Maria's friends.
- A top footballer from Deffry Vale High School took part at Combat 3000.
- Haven Green is a huge stretch of parkland in Ealing.
- Simon, Curtis, Ella and Jack were on the Uvodni warship.
- Simon Metcalf was killed in the Iraq War just before Christmas 2007.
- Taunton and Cleethorpes are located in England.
- This is the last novelisation to not include the Doctor Who logo.
- Lance Metcalf's father gets a name: Simon Metcalf.
Deviations from the televised story
- The book begins with Lance Metcalf meeting Mark Grantham.
- An addition scene featuring Alan Jackson is included in the book.
to be added