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Enemy of the Daleks

Big Finish Folly, Part 159 – Enemy of the Daleks, by David Bishop

Enemy of the DaleksBliss used to be a paradise planet. The Galapagos Islands of space. But when the TARDIS brings the Doctor, Ace and Hex to Bliss, it’s been over-run with ironweed plants, and the air is heavy with the stench of burnt silk and static electricity.

Worse, the Daleks are coming, on the trail of a lost patrol of starship troopers. Holed up in the Roarke 279 research facility, Lieutenant Beth Stokes is preparing her last stand against the invaders.

But there’s a secret on Bliss, a secret guarded by the obsessive Professor Shimura…

This time, could it be the Daleks who need saving? (more…)

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Enemy Mine

Big Finish Folly, Part 138 – Terror of the Sontarans, by John Dorney and Dan Starkey

Terror of the SontaransThe Tardis materialises on an abandoned mining & research installation on an inhospitable planetoid deep in the middle of nowhere. But the place isn’t as abandoned as it first appears – a motley assortment of prisoners have been locked up in cells below the surface, and when Mel accidentally winds up locked in with them, the Doctor must find the controls to release her. But who locked these people up, and why? And what has driven the jailer mad? Field-Major Kayste has come to find out – and nobody will like what he discovers… (more…)

Nothing To Declare

Big Finish Folly, Part 128 – Spaceport Fear, by William Gallagher

Spaceport FearWelcome to Tantane Spaceport. You’ll love the facilities. The moving walls, designed to segregate all potentially dangerous arrivals from the populace at large. The grav-rail train – it may work again, one day. The ambient darkness, which disguises the centuries of neglect. The tribes of the descendants of stranded passengers, reduced to eking out pathetic existences in the remains of the lounges and tunnels. The Wailers. God help you if you ever come across the Wailers. So… Economy or Business? Be careful, the wrong answer might mean more than just an uncomfortable seat… (more…)

Loched Up

Big Finish Folly, Part 116 – Wirrn Isle, by William Gallagher

Wirrn IsleWhile visiting the recolonised Earth, Flip accidentally triggers a transmat from Nerva City to a house on the frozen and desolate shores of Loch Lomond. There, Roger and Veronica Buchman are setting up home for the second time, haunted by the loss of their son Iron fifteen years ago. But though Iron might be dead, it appears that he is not gone entirely – a fact that Roger is all too aware of. And under the icy loch, frozen for centuries, lie the Wirrn. They’ve been waiting for Roger too… (more…)