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The Dimension Riders (novel)

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The Dimension Riders
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Doctor: Seventh Doctor
Companion(s): Ace, Benny
Main enemy: The Garvond
Main setting:
Key crew
Publisher: Virgin Books
Writer: Daniel Blythe
Release details
Release number: 20
Release date: 18 November 1993
Format: Paperback Book; 27 Chapters, 247 Pages
ISBN 0-426-20397-6
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The Dimension Riders is the twentieth novel in the Virgin New Adventures series. It was written by Daniel Blythe and featured the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Bernice.

Publisher's summary Edit

"Someone here has been playing with time, Ace. Like playing with fire, only worse - you get burnt before you've lit the match."

Abandoning a holiday in Oxford, the Doctor travels to Space Station Q4, where something is seriously wrong. Ghostly soldiers from the future watch from the shadows among the dead. Soon, the Doctor is trapped in the past, Ace is fighting for her life, and Bernice is uncovering deceit among the college cloisters.

What is the connection with a beautiful assassin in a black sports car? How can the Doctor's time machine be in Oxford when it is on board the space station? And what secrets are held by the library of the invaded TARDIS?

The Doctor quickly discovers he is facing another time-shattering enigma: a creature which he thought he had destroyed, and which it seems he is powerless to stop.

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Characters Edit

Terran Survey Corp Edit

Space Station Q4 Edit

Oxford Edit

References Edit

Androids Edit

  • Amanda is a cybernetic android built by the President.

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The Doctor Edit

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Individuals Edit

Planets Edit

  • The Doctor once thought about retiring to Florana.

Time Lords Edit

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Notes Edit

  • This is the second novel in the Alternate Universe arc.
  • A prelude to this novel was published in DWM 206.
  • Mortimus and Artemis make an appearance (behind the scenes) in the prologue and the epilogue.

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