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|Doctor Who and the Keeper of Traken|
|Based on:||The Keeper of Traken|
|Main enemy:||Melkur, The Master|
|Main setting:||Traken, circa 1981|
|Publisher:||Target Books, W.H. Allen|
|Cover by:||Andrew Skilleter|
|Release number:||37 (given to later editions)|
|Release date:||20 May 1982|
|Format:||Hardcover and paperback editions; 12 Chapters, 124 Pages|
|Doctor Who and Warriors' Gate||Logopolis|
Doctor Who and the Keeper of Traken was a novelisation based on the 1981 television serial The Keeper of Traken. The original cover art had the distinction of being one of the first to showcase a companion without the Doctor, in this case Nyssa.
Publisher's summary Edit
1982 edition Edit
But the current Keeper, his powers waning, senses some all-pervading evil about to invade his world. He summons the Fourth Doctor to his aid.
To save Traken the Doctor fights the terrifying Melkur – only to find that this new enemy conceals an older and even deadlier foe – one the Doctor has encountered before ...
Chapter Titles Edit
- Escape to Danger
- Melkur AWakes
- The Voice of Melkur
- Melkur's Secret
- The Net
- Prisoners of Melkur
- A Place to Hide
- Death of a Keeper
- The Rule of Melkur
- The Last Resort
- The Enemy
Deviations from televised story Edit
- Deleted scenes are reinstated.
Writing and publishing notes Edit
- to be added
Additional cover images Edit
British publication history Edit
- W.H. Allen & Co. Ltd. UK