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Bloodtide (audio story)

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Bloodtide
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Doctor: Sixth Doctor
Companion(s): Evelyn
Main enemy: Tulok
Main setting: Baquerizo Moreno on the Galapagos Islands, 19 September 1835
Key crew
Publisher: Big Finish Productions
Writer: Jonathan Morris
Director: Gary Russell
Producer: Alistair Lock
Release details
Release number: 22
Release date: July 2001
Format: 4 Episodes on 2 CDs
Production code: 7C/D
ISBN 1-903654-32-7
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Bloodtide was a Sixth Doctor/Evelyn Smythe Big Finish audio play. It featured the first appearance of the Silurians in audio. A pseudo-historical story, it dramatised a portion of the voyage Charles Darwin made to the Galapagos Islands.

Publisher's summary Edit

The prehistoric Earth is dying. Thunderclouds roll across the skies, cloaking the land in darkness. The seas crash and boil as the rain turns to acid. The remnants of the Silurian race place themselves in suspended animation, deep below the surface.

One day they will awaken and reclaim their world...

The TARDIS has landed on the Galapagos Islands, a desolate outcrop of rocks shrouded in mist and fear.

In the settlement of Baquerizo Moreno, there are rumours that prisoners have been mysteriously disappearing from the gaolhouse. A fisherman has been driven insane by something he saw in the caves. And the Sixth Doctor and Eveyln are not the only new arrivals; there is also a young natural philosopher by the name of Charles Darwin...

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Scientists Edit

Lee Sullivan BF 6 3 Bloodtide

Illustration by Lee Sullivan from DWM 305.

Ships Edit

  • The Doctor and Evelyn meet Darwin while he is on the HMS Beagle.

Species Edit

  • The Silurians have a Myrka.

Theories and concepts Edit

  • Monkton's Theorem states that no intelligent species is likely to leave behind fossils.

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