was the nineteenth novel in the Blood Heat Virgin New Adventures series of novels. It was written by Jim Mortimore and features the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Bernice. This is the first New Adventure novel to delve into an alternate universe, spawned from alternate events of .
Doctor Who and the Silurians
Publisher's summary Edit Not men, Ace. Silurians. The original rulers of the Earth.
TARDIS is attacked by an alien force; Bernice is flung into the Vortex; and the Doctor and Ace crash-land on Earth.
An attack by
dinosaurs convinces the Doctor that he and Ace have arrived in the Jurassic Era. But when they find a woman being hunted by intelligent reptiles, he begins to suspect that something is very wrong.
Then they meet the embittered Brigadier
Lethbridge-Stewart, leading the remnants of UNIT in a hopeless fight against the Silurians who rule his world. And they find out that it all began when the Doctor died...
Aquatic vessels Edit
The Doctor Edit
The Doctor has two more ribs than a human.
Morka killed the alternative Third Doctor.
The Doctor performs a time ram to destroy this universe to save his own after lying to Ace and Benny about ensuring the Alternative Universe has a semi-natural lifespan.
The Doctor's items Edit
Jo Grant was sent to retrieve the launch codes the Brigadier planned to use. She goes insane from radiation exposure and Race Memory fear.
Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart injects a stimulant into Jo Grant to get information from her. It kills her.
Liz Shaw married a man named James Lester. He hit his head looking for food and died.
Bernice gets shot while trying to stop the nuclear missiles.
The Brigadier bursts into tears over all the death he caused, including the shattered eggs of the Silurians.
Manisha saw her version of Ace die, an inversion of events in the primary universe, where Ace saw Manisha die when her flat was firebombed. ( TV: )
Ace has been out of the Spacefleet for a few months, though she still wears the uniform/body armour.
The TARDIS falls through a puncture in the Time Vortex.
Ace lifts the TARDIS belonging to the alternate Doctor (which had fallen on its doors) single-handedly and with a broken arm.
Ace makes the (alternate universe) TARDIS materialise around the entire planet Earth, placing everything in a state of temporal grace.
The Doctor uses the secondary console room.
The Doctor takes his third self's TARDIS from the alternate universe as his is lost in a tar pit. This TARDIS has a working Chameleon Circuit.
A similar journey into an alternate universe (which has an alternate version of UNIT and Silurians) occurred in COMIC: .
Final Genesis Blood Heat references TV: as its starting point for the divergent timeline. Doctor Who and the Silurians Deadly Genesis also branches off from the events seen in that story.
The Doctor's original TARDIS (here lost in a tar pit) is returned to him in PROSE: .
Happy Endings Manisha was mentioned in TV: .
Ghost Light The TARDIS similarly falls through a puncture in the time vortex in TV: .
Rise of the Cybermen The Doctor may have been partially aware of the events of this story, including his own involvement with them, prior to his arrival in the alternative timeline as his previous incarnation once commented to his companion Evelyn Smythe that, from what he has heard, his future self is "always blowing up planets." ( AUDIO: )
The 100 Days of the Doctor
External links Edit
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