The end of the universe. The end of everything.
Ace is not impressed. Kirith has all the appeal of a wet weekend in Margate, and its inhabitants look like third-rate Aussie soap stars.
The Doctor is troubled, too: If the Timewyrm is here, why can't he find her? Why have the elite Panjistri lied consistently to the Kirithons they govern? And is it possible that the catastrophe that he feels impending is the result of his own past actions?
to be added
- Seventh Doctor
- The Grand Matriarch
- The Second Doctor has in his pockets a pair of conkers, a yo-yo, a bag of glass marbles, an old banana skin and a needle and thread.
- The Second Doctor sends his seventh self a warning about the Timewyrm.
- The Doctor has met Pope Clement and Alexander the Great. He lent his ticket to the British Museum to Marx.
- The Doctor has visited the Library of Alexandria and prehistoric Africa.
- The Grand Matriarch states that the Doctor is "not only a Time Lord".
- The Grand Matriarch is "possessed" by the Timewyrm.
Energy and radiation
- The planet Kirith has high levels of artron energy.
- Raphael uses a delta wave augmenter.
- The Panjistri are trying to build a God Machine to prevent the end of the universe.
- This is the third novel in the Timewyrm tetralogy.
- In this novel are several flashbacks to the Second Doctor era.
- This is the only novel in the Timewyrm tetralogy not to share its name with a book of the Christian Bible.
- The prologue is a brief summary of the events of the television story Logopolis.
- The Rills are mentioned. (TV: Galaxy 4)
- Ace mentions that she thought she saw an animal in the TARDIS. (PROSE: Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible)
- The Second Doctor recalls Daleks (TV: The Power of the Daleks), Cybermen (TV: The Tenth Planet), and smugglers (TV: The Smugglers) when remembering his travels with Ben and Polly.
- The Doctor compares the retroactive surgery to the Alzarian healing factor. (TV: Full Circle)
- The Doctor saved two plays by Aristophanes from burning in the library of Alexandria, he sponsors Aristophanes and meets him in his current incarnation. (AUDIO: Mask of Tragedy)
- The Discontinuity Guide to: Timewyrm: Apocalypse at The Whoniverse
- The Cloister Library: Timewyrm: Apocalypse
- Bewildering Reference Guide to Timewyrm: Apocalypse