|Doctor Who and the Underworld|
|Main enemy:||The Oracle|
|Main setting:||P7E Planetoid|
|Publisher:||Target Books, W.H. Allen|
|Cover by:||Bill Donohoe|
|Release number:||67 (given to later editions)|
|Release date:||24 January 1980|
|Format:||Hardcover and paperback editions; 15 Chapters, 123 Pages|
|Doctor Who and the Sunmakers||Doctor Who and the Invasion of Time|
Publisher's summary Edit
Exploring the very edge of the known universe, the Fourth Doctor, Leela and K9 discover a group of astronaunts searching for the lost gene bank of the Minyan race. During the perilous voyage, the astronauts' craft plunges into the heart of a recently formed planet, wherein an awesome secret is hidden.
How will the Minyan quest end?
What must the Doctor wrest from the Heart of the Oracle?
Chapter titles Edit
- The Nebula
- The Minyans
- The Intruders
- The Quest
- Buried Alive
- The Trogs
- Skyfall on Nine
- The Smoke
- The Mouth of the Dragon
- The Sword of Sacrifice
- The Crusher
- The Battle
- The Legend
Deviations from televised story Edit
- The background to the Minyans, the Time Lords and the crew of the R1C are expanded upon.
- It is Idas rather than Idmon who trips and nearly causes the Doctor and Leela to fall into the crusher.
- The Doctor gets replacement parts for the R1C from the P7E.
Writing and publishing notes Edit
- to be added
Additional cover images Edit
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British publication history Edit
- Hardback - W.H. Allen & Co. Ltd. UK
- Paperback - Target