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The Stealers of Dreams (novel)

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The Stealers of Dreams
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Doctor: Ninth Doctor
Companion(s): Rose, Jack
Main setting: Arkannis Major, 2775
Key crew
Publisher: BBC Books
Writer: Steve Lyons
Read by: Camille Coduri
Release details
Release number: 6
Release date:
Format: Hardcover, 245 Pages
ISBN 0-563-48638-4
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The Stealers of Dreams was the sixth and final Ninth Doctor novel released. This was the final major piece of prose to feature the line up of the Ninth Doctor, Rose Tyler and Jack Harkness.

Publisher's summary Edit

In the far future, the Doctor, Rose and Captain Jack find a world on which fiction has been outlawed. A world where it's a crime to tell stories, a crime to lie, a crime to hope, and a crime to dream.

But now somebody is challenging the status quo. A pirate TV station urges people to fight back. And the Doctor wants to help -- until he sees how easily dreams can turn into nightmares.

With one of his companions stalked by shadows and the other committed to an asylum, the Doctor is forced to admit that fiction can be dangerous after all. Though perhaps it is not as deadly as the truth...

Plot Edit

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Characters Edit

References Edit

Foods and beverages Edit

  • The chips on the colony are made from a local vegetable which is blue. They are soft, oily and peppery.

Individuals Edit

Locations Edit

  • Jack once ran out of fuel in the Ataline system with nothing but a traffic cone he'd picked up on a night out.

Objects Edit

  • The Doctor thinks that using his psychic paper to pretend to pay his hotel bill is justified because he's probably about to save the hotelier's world.

Story notes Edit

The Stealers of Dreams Audio

the Audiobook cover.

  • There is a reference to the events of Boom Town, placing it after that story. However, at the end of Boom Town, the Doctor stated they were going to Raxacoricofallapatorius. Then, in Bad Wolf, he said they went from there to Japan, before being caught in the transmat.
  • This is the last Ninth Doctor novel.
  • This story was also released as an ebook available from the Amazon Kindle store.

Continuity Edit

Audio release Edit

  • The story was released as an audiobook read by Camille Coduri.
  • The audiobook was exclusive to the AudioGo website before the company went into administration.

External links Edit

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