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An Unfulfilled Dream (short story)

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An Unfulfilled Dream
An Unfulfilled Dream
Doctor: Seventh Doctor
Companion(s): Katarina
Main setting: Katarina's home village, Greece, 1240 BC
Key crew
Writer: Karen Dunn
Release details
Printed in: Doctor Who Magazine 178
Release date: 2 October 1991
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An Unfulfilled Dream was a Brief Encounter short story published in Doctor Who Magazine 178. It was told, unusually, from the Doctor's point of view and featured Katarina from a point in time before she met the First Doctor in the television story The Myth Makers.

Summary Edit

While in ancient Greece, the Seventh Doctor stops at a house for a drink of water, where he unknowingly meets someone who was once very important to him.

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References Edit

  • The Doctor mentions that his companion is hungover after a night testing drinks from the TARDIS replicator.
  • The Doctor gives the family a gold coin in exchange for his drink of water.

Notes Edit

  • This story was the winner of the all-age category in a 1991 DWM competition to write a story for the Brief Encounter series.

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