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Issue Details: First known date: 1997 1997
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'Swordplay, samurai, demons, magic, aliens, adventure, excitement... Who needs them?

The Doctor and Chris travel to sixteenth-century Japan, a country gripped by civil war as feudal lords vie for control. Anything could tip the balance of power. So when a god falls out of the sky, everyone wants it.

As villagers are healed and crops grow far too fast, the Doctor and Chris try to find the secret of the miracles -- before the two rival armies can start a war over who owns the god. Chris soon finds himself alone -- except for an alien slaver, a time-travelling Victorian inventor, a gang of demons, an old friend with suspicious motives, a village full of innocent bystanders, and several thousand samurai.

Without the Doctor, someone has to take up the challenge of adventure and stop the god from falling into the wrong hands. Someone has to be a hero -- but Chris isn't sure he wants to be a hero any more.'

Source: Doctor Who Guide (http://www.drwhoguide.com/who_na59.htm). Sighted: 4/8/2011

Notes

  • Dedication: For the Doctor, and all his travel agents.
  • Epigraph: La mort nous parle d'une voix profonde pour ne rien dire. Death's got a deep voice, but nothing to say.- Paul Valery.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Doctor Who Books , 1997 .
      Extent: 259p.
      ISBN: 0426205006
      Series: y Doctor Who : The New Adventures The New Doctor Who Adventures Doctor Who Books (publisher), London : Doctor Who Books , 1991-1997 Z1293398 1991 series - publisher

      Chronicles the adventures of the seventh Doctor. Another series, Doctor Who: The Missing Adventures, about previous regenerations of the Doctor, was published by Virgin Publishing between 1994 and 1997.

      Number in series: 59
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