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Salvation (novel)

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Doctor: First Doctor
Companion(s): Steven, Dodo
Main enemy: Latter-Day Pantheon
Main setting: Wimbledon Common and New York City, March and April 1965
Key crew
Publisher: BBC Books
Writer: Steve Lyons
Release details
Release number: 18
Release date: 4 January 1999
Format: Paperback Book, 15 Chapters, 274 Pages
ISBN 0-563-55566-1
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Salvation was the eighteenth BBC Past Doctor Adventures novel. It featured the First Doctor, Steven Taylor and Dodo Chaplet. This line-up of Doctor and companions had never before been featured in novel form.

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The gods have returned, and they're here to save our world.

New York, 1965. A time of conflict between ideologies, races, generations and genders, when crime runs rife and an unpopular war drags on in a distant land. In the midst of this turmoil, people cry out to their gods.

And now, it seems, the gods have answered their call. Walking the slums and tenements of downtown Manhattan, demonstrating extraordinary powers, five strangers are gathering a growing crowd of worshippers.

Steven wants to believe in miracles, but the Doctor is more sceptical. What are the strangers' real motives, and why does history make no mention of these events? As New York begins to tear itself apart, the Doctor's principles are tested to their limits. Which side should he choose to help? And what part will a London schoolgirl named Dorothea Chaplet play in the ensuing chaos?

What price is humankind willing to pay for salvation?

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