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Alien Heart was a full cast audio story released on 19 April 2017 by Big Finish Productions. Shorter than the vast majority of stories in the Doctor Who monthly range, it appeared alongside Dalek Soul. Alien Heart ended in a cliffhanger leading directly into Dalek Soul.

Coincidentally, Alien Heart was set during the Dalek-Movellan War, a conflict revisited on television in The Pilot just four days prior to this story's release.

Publisher's summary Edit

In the TARDIS, the Doctor and Nyssa stumble across a trail of ten destroyed worlds, all of them obliterated by means of some utterly monstrous but utterly unknown device. The planet Traxana would seem to be next in line to suffer the same fate. But when the TARDIS lands on an outpost on Traxana's moon, Nyssa is carried away by a tide of giant green arachnoids, leaving the Doctor behind...

And the coming menace is closer than he thinks.

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References Edit

  • The Daleks "unintentionally" destroyed ten planets in the same constellation.
  • Traxana, in the Traxana system, is located several trillion miles beyond the frontier of the Earth Empire. It is home to five billion people who have not yet reached the Space Age, and like Earth, spins through space at a thousand miles an hour.
  • Nyssa explains that arachnids know how to build webs instinctively.
  • Fel Canto was less than a light-year from Empire space.
  • The Scion Primes are larger cell-spiders and serve as hive minds.
  • The Doctor describes the Dalek Enclave as a splinter scientific group.
  • The cell-spiders can generate time spillage naturally, which the Doctor describes as "entropy and renewal."
  • The Daleks consider the Movellans to be enemies for all time.
  • The Dalek Commander plans to report to the "Council of Skaro."
  • The Doctor claims that Movellans haven't been in "this part of space" for a century, and refers to the Dalek-Movellan War as being over.
  • The Doctor describes Nyssa as "terribly nice".
  • The Doctor was once up against the cricketer Wilfred Rhodes who had a great left arm.
  • The Doctor wants to catch the Australian cricket team's tour of England in 1902.

Notes Edit

  • Alien Heart is the first in a trilogy of releases in the Monthly Range that were double-releases, with two connect two-episode stories rather than a single four-episode story.

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