Month: June 2016

The Jungle Books

Big Finish Folly, Part 145 – The Genocide Machine, by Mike Tucker

The Genocide MachineThe library on Kar-Charrat is one of the wonders of the Universe. It is also hidden from all but a few select species. The Doctor and Ace discover that the librarians have found a new way of storing data – a wetworks facility – but the machine has attracted unwanted attention, and the Doctor soon finds himself pitted against his oldest and deadliest enemies – the Daleks! (more…)

Feeding the Fear

You might think that we’d be reviewing the last part of this year’s Master trilogy right here, but the thing is – at this point in time in the Folly, the Seventh Doctor hasn’t actually met the McQueen Master yet. And since that play indicates that he has met that incarnation of the Master, logically it can’t happen before Unit: Dominion. Which we can’t see from here. So hush – and wait. Meanwhile…

Big Finish Folly, Part 144 – The Fearmonger, by Jonathan Blum

The FearmongerOne would-be assassin is in a mental ward. Another’s on the run. Their intended victim is stirring up the mobs. Terrorists are planning a strike of their own. A talk-radio host is loving every minute of it. A Whitehall insider whispers about a mysterious UN operative, with a hidden agenda. Everyone’s got someone they want to be afraid of. It’ll only take a little push for the situation to erupt – and something is doing the pushing. But you can trust the Doctor to put things right. Can’t you? (more…)

Vampire of the Mind

Big Finish Folly, Part 113a – Vampire of the Mind, by Justin Richards

Vampire of the MindSomewhere off the South Coast of England, there’s a lonely island. On that island stands a solitary castle, long since abandoned – haunted, they say. But the truth is, that castle houses something far worse than mere ghosts.

The castle is what lies at the end of a trail followed by the Doctor in search of several missing scientists – all of them connected to the top secret Dominus Institute and its elusive CEO, Sir Andrew Gobernar…

But the Doctor will soon discover that he’s the one being haunted, by a ghost from his past… or perhaps, his future. (more…)

And You Will Obey Me!

Big Finish Folly, Part 29a – And You Will Obey Me, by Alan Barnes

And You Will Obey MeThe Master: wanted for crimes without number, across five galaxies.

The Master: escaped his pursuers. Last known location: rural Hexford, England, Earth.

The Master: dead and buried in an unmourned grave, in a lonely churchyard.

Apparently. (more…)