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The Taking of Planet 5
The Taking of Planet 5
Doctor: Eighth Doctor
Companion(s): Fitz Kreiner, Compassion
Main enemy: Fendahl, Time Lords
Main setting: Planet 5, 12 Million Years ago, Antarctica, 1999
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Publisher: BBC Books
Writer: Simon Bucher-Jones & Mark Clapham
Release details
Release number: 28
Release date: 4 October 1999
Format: Paperback Book, 288 Pages
ISBN 0-563-55585-8
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The Taking of Planet 5 was the twenty-eighth release in the BBC Eighth Doctor Adventures series. It was written by Simon Bucher-Jones and Mark Clapham. It featured the Eighth Doctor, Fitz Kreiner, and Compassion.

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Twelve million years ago, a war touched the Earth briefly. Now, in Antarctica, an archaeological team has discovered the detritus of the conflict. And it's alive.

Twelve million years ago, a creature evolved that was capable of consuming all life in the universe. Now someone, or something, is desperate enough to want to revive it.

Outside the ordered universe, things move. They're hungry. And something has given them the scent of our space/time.

In the far future, the Doctor has learnt of the war and feels he must intervene -- but it's more than just a local conflict of interest. One of the groups of combatants is from his own future, and the other has never, ever, existed.

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