Mark Wright

Project: Destiny

Big Finish Folly, Part 161 – Project: Destiny, by Cavan Scott and Mark Wright

Project: Destiny1999: Leaving her infant son behind, a young mother named Cassandra Schofield departs Bolton, seeking a better life amid the lights of London.

2004: Despite the best efforts of the time-travelling Doctor, ‘Cassie’ Schofield dies on Dartmoor, a vampirised victim of the sinister organisation called The Forge.

2021: All grown up, and a nurse at St Gart’s Hospital, Thomas Hector Schofield – known as ‘Hex’ – meets, and becomes a companion to, that time-travelling Doctor… but remains unaware that his alien friend knew his mother, and watched her die.

1854: In the Crimean War, Hex takes a bullet, and is seriously injured. The Doctor promises to return him to St Gart’s.

2025: Now. In a London ravaged by a deadly contagion… destiny awaits. (more…)


Premature Extermination

Yeah, sorry about that. My title puns have sunk to a new low. However, it does make some sort of sense if you read on…

Big Finish Folly, Part 121 – Masters of Earth, by Mark Wright & Cavan Scott

Masters of EarthThe Highlands of Scotland: bracing air, windswept scenery, terrifying homebrewed whiskey – and the Auld Enemy. With the Tardis sunk in a peat bog, the Doctor and Peri are appalled to discover a crowd lining up to stone a petty thief. The Doctor is even more appalled to realise that he has arrived on Earth in the middle of the Dalek Invasion – an event which he was instrumental in defeating way back in his first incarnation. With his own timeline in danger, he must leave immediately. But the Daleks have other plans, and now the Doctor and Peri must flee the tinpot terrors, avoid robotisation, and get the hell off this planet. Luckily, they have Scotland’s leader of the resistance Moira Brody on their side – but resistance, as the Daleks keep telling everyone, is useless… (more…)

Forging On… (Part One)

Big Finish Folly, Part 89a – Project: Lazarus, by Cavan Scott & Mark Wright

Unfinished business. A frightened girl is stalked in a land of eternal night. A hunter longs for recognition and power. A traveller in time returns to correct the mistakes of the past and faces a danger that could rob him of his future. Unless his future intervenes. And in the shadows stands Nimrod. Waiting…

Welcome to the Forge. (more…)

Big Finish Folly, Part 36

The Church & The Crown, by Cavan Scott & Mark Wright

BF38: The Church & The CrownAiming to deliver Erimem to the Braxiatel Collection to continue her education, the Doctor arrives instead in 17th Century Paris – and immediately falls into a conspiracy against the reigning King. With Peri (bearing far too close a resemblance to Queen Anne) abducted as part of the conspirators’ plans and the Doctor himself judged to be little more than a court jester, it’s going to be down to Erimem to get Cardinal Richelieu to listen to reason. Mon Dieu…