Four new adventures featuring the Eighth Doctor and Lucie Miller
"It’s a funny thing, livin’ a ‘life or death’ life. Fightin’
monsters. Seein’ alien planets and spaceships and stuff. Thinkin’ about
it… it’s sort of addictive."
It’s been several months since Lucie Miller, Blackpool’s mouthiest,
landed up travelling through time and space in the company of the
Doctor, the last living person to believe that frock coats are
They’ve met Daleks on Red Rocket Rising, Cybermen on the planet
Lonsis and alien monsters eating glam rockers at a service station just
off the M62. But their greatest adventures are yet to come…
1.1 The Dalek Trap by Nicholas Briggs
The thing about black holes is, they’re big and they’re black and
they’re deadly, and you’d have to be mad to go anywhere near them.
Because anything that falls inside a black hole ends up crushed in the
Unfortunately, the Doctor just went mad, or so it seems, and flew his
TARDIS beyond a black hole’s event horizon, causing him and his
companion Lucie Miller to end up marooned on a planetoid just inside the
event horizon. Along with a Dalek saucer… and something else. Because
this is no ordinary black hole…
This is the Cradle of the Darkness.
1.2 The Revolution Game by Alice Cavender
It’s Lucie’s birthday, and her birthday treat awaits. But whatever
she’s expecting, it’s not what she’s getting on the colony world of
Castus Sigma in the year 3025: ringside seats for the interplanetary
Retro Roller Derby – sponsored by Heliacorp, “turning sunlight into
It’s more than just a game, though. For the competitors, it’s a
matter of life or death – a New Life with Heliacorp, or a living death
on Castus Sigma.
Or, on this fateful day, a very actual death. Because there are
strange creatures living out on the plain, beyond the colony. Creatures
with every reason to want to sabotage the games. Creatures with a
1.3 The House on the Edge of Chaos by Eddie Robson
The TARDIS brings the Doctor and Lucie to a vast house on the planet
known as Horton’s Orb. The only house on Horton’s Orb, in fact. Outside
its outsized windows there’s nothing. No land. No sea. No sky. No life.
Just an endless expanse of static.
Inside the house, there’s an upstairs and a downstairs – servants
below, gentlefolk from the finest of the house’s families above. Alas,
there are altogether too few eligible ladies on the upper floors these
days. Meaning there’s a vacancy for Miss Lucie Miller, single and
Outside the house, the static howls on. Except now, the static wants to get in.
1.4 Island of the Fendahl by Alan Barnes
The Fendahl is the death of evolution, the horror that lies in wait at the far end of the food chain.
The Fendahl is death itself.
And the Fendahl is dead. The Doctor destroyed it many years ago, in
another incarnation, when he encountered it in a place called
But if the Fendahl is dead… how can it live again, on the remote island of Fandor?