Month: August 2014

You and Whose Origami?

Ouch. These title puns of mine just get worse, don’t they?

Big Finish Folly, Part 105 – Paper Cuts, by Marc Platt

Paper CutsCharley is gone – a prisoner of the Viyrans. And in her place is Mila, looking and sounding exactly like her. But definitely not her. But the Doctor has no time to ponder the sudden difference in her character – he has been summoned to Draconia, to stand vigil in memory of the Red Emperor. And the Prince, heir-apparent to the throne, is impatient to take the power that is his due. But the shifting currents of Draconia’s Imperial waters run deep, and there is more at stake here than the Doctor knows. Honour, fate, and fifteen undead Emperors demand their own voice in the future of Draconia… (more…)

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Enjoy the Viyrans

Big Finish Folly, Part 104 – Patient Zero, by Nicholas Briggs

Patient ZeroFinally, the Sixth Doctor challenges Charlotte Pollard to tell him the truth. Who is she really? What is she doing in the TARDIS? To discover the answers, the Doctor must travel back in time, beyond all known civilisations to the vast, mysterious Amethyst Viral Containment Station. But answers lie within the TARDIS too. Someone who has been there a long, long time…

Meanwhile, the Daleks have travelled back in time on their own mission, to bring them the ultimate victory they crave. But it is a mission so complex and delicate that even they know they must beware the web of time… Who is Patient Zero? What has happened to Charley? And why have the legendary Viyrans been summoned? (more…)

Manchester Paradox!

Big Finish Folly, Part 103 – The Raincloud Man, by Eddie Robson

The Raincloud ManA greasy breakfast – at which Charlotte Pollard fully intends to confess the truth of her paradoxical nature – is interrupted by the presence of a 2012-minted coin in 2009. And so the Doctor is haring off to Manchester, in search of another time traveller. But this isn’t a simple case of lottery fixing and fraud, and soon the Doctor and Charley – and DI Menzies – are mixed up in an intergalactic war, where there can only be one solution… (more…)

Kroton Soup

Big Finish Folly, Part 102 – Return of the Krotons, by Nicholas Briggs

Return of the KrotonsOnyakis: a dead asteroid with plenty of mineral resources to be mined. When the Tardis turns up, the last remnants of the human race, fleeing a dying Earth, are doing exactly that. One crystaline mineral in particular seems to hold the key to unlimited power. But the commander of the colony ships brooks no resistance, and rules with a tyrannical, murderous hand. Yet when the crystals begin to melt and reform, he’ll discover entities far more lethally determined than himself…

Guess who’s back? Shady’s back – ah, no, wait, it’s just the Krotons… (more…)

Red or Dead?

Big Finish Folly, Part 101 – Brotherhood of the Daleks, by Alan Barnes

A platoon of Thals dare to pass through the Spiridon jungles… a fanatical scientist monitors experiments from within a belljar greenhouse… Charlotte Pollard’s future begins to catch up with her… and deep within a frozen planetoid, the Daleks dream… (more…)