Doctor Who: The Newbies Guide
This is the third in the BBC's Eighth Doctor Adventures range of novels.
Where does this fit?
This happens in sequence with the rest of the range.
Other Guides to this Story
The eighth Doctor has byronesque hair and tends to wear velvet coats. He is childlike and has a sense of wonder about him.Sam Jones is a teenaged schoolgirl from London 1997 who joined the Doctor in The Eight Doctors. She is a do-gooder with a heavy interest in groups like Greenpeace and Amnesty. She has blonde hair.
Sam Jones is a teenaged schoolgirl from London 1997 who joined the Doctor in The Eight Doctors. She is a do-gooder with a heavy interest in groups like Greenpeace and Amnesty. She has blonde hair.
Recurring and Historical Characters
Professor George Litefoot is a police pathologist in a Victorian East End hospital. In The Talons of Weng Chiang he helped the fourth Doctor and Leela defeat Magnus Greel, a time traveller posing as the Chinese god Weng Chiang.
The Zygons are hermaphrodite aliens with the ability to disguise themselves as members of other species. To do this convincingly they have to keep the original alive. The Doctor fought their plan to conquer Earth in Terror of the Zygons.
The Skarasen are reptilian cyborgs controlled by the Zygons. The one the Doctor encountered in Terror of the Zygons had entered human legend as the Loch Ness Monster.
The Doctor's previous encounter with the Zygons was in Terror of the Zygons, which happened in the 1970s or thereabouts.
The Doctor's previous meeting with Professor Litefoot was in The Talons of Weng Chiang.