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We are the Daleks! (short story)

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We are the Daleks!
Doctor: Unspecified Doctor
Key crew
Writer: Terry Nation
Release details
Printed in: Doctor Who Special (1973)
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Radio Times short stories
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We are the Daleks! was a short story original to the 1973 Doctor Who Special.

Summary Edit

The Doctor discovers on the inhospitable and hostile terrain of Ollendorf 2 the remains of a Dalek and, in a cave, two human skeletons which have lain there for centuries. He wonders what brought the two men to this world. An account follows, told by space geologist Joel Kendon, describing the Halldon scientists' experiment. In it they transplanted primitive humans to the planet Ameron. The scientists artificially accelerated the humans evolution and in so doing created the Daleks.

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Story notes Edit

  • Neither the Doctor nor his companions (who remain in the TARDIS) are identified in this story.
  • This is the first Doctor Who short story to be published in Radio Times. The next and currently last would be Birth of a Renegade, however Radio Times have gone on to publish Doctor Who comic stories.

Continuity Edit

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